Oban

Oban is a town in on the northwest coast of Scotland. It's a transport hub and most visitors are passing through on the way to the Hebrides, only staying overnight if ferry / train schedules make that necessary; conversely, Hebrideans come here for shopping and other necessities.
Photo: josi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a small ruined castle located on a hill north of the town of Oban, on the west coast of Scotland in Argyll. Photo: Philippe Giabbanelli, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as McCaig's Folly, is a prominent tower on Battery Hill overlooking the town of Oban in , . Photo: Otter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
The Oban Hills Hydropathic Sanatorium was a proposed Hydropathic Hotel in Oban, . Photo: Hugh Venables, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Church
The Cathedral Church of St Columba in Oban is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Argyll and the Isles and mother church of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles.

Localities in the Area

Village
, formerly known as Dunstaffnage, is a village about 2+1⁄2 miles outside of Oban, Scotland. is situated 2½ miles northeast of Oban. Photo: Peter Amsden, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Oban

Latitude
56.4157° or 56° 24' 56.5" north
Longitude
-5.4735° or 5° 28' 24.5" west
Open Location Code
9C8PCG8G+7J
Population
8,570
IATA airport code
OBN
United Nations Location Code
GB OBA
Elevation
56 feet (17 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26238533
Geo­Names ID
2641108
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Oban
  • Bengali: ওবান
  • Breton: An t-Òban
  • Bulgarian: Оубън
  • Catalan: Oban
  • Cebuano: Oban
  • Chinese: 奧本
  • Chinese: 奧班
  • Czech: Oban
  • Dutch: An t-Oban
  • Dutch: Oban
  • French: Oban
  • Gaelic (Scots): An t-Oban
  • Gaelic (Scots): An t-Òban
  • Gaelic (Scots): Oban
  • Gaelic (Scots): T-Oban
  • German: Oban
  • Gujarati: ઓબાન
  • Hebrew: אובן
  • Hungarian: Oban (Skócia)
  • Hungarian: Oban
  • Interlingue: Oban
  • Irish: An t-Òban
  • Irish: An t-Óban
  • Italian: Oban
  • Japanese: オーバン
  • Kannada: ಓಬನ್
  • Korean: 오번
  • Latin: Oban
  • Lithuanian: Obanas
  • Norwegian: Oban
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oban
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Oban
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Oban i Skottland
  • Persian: اوبان
  • Polish: Oban
  • Portuguese: Oban
  • Russian: Обан
  • Scots: Oban
  • Serbo-Croatian: Oban, Škotska
  • Serbo-Croatian: Oban
  • South Azerbaijani: اوبان
  • Spanish: Oban
  • Swedish: Oban
  • Tamil: ஒபன்
  • Telugu: ఓబన్
  • Ukrainian: Обан
  • Urdu: اوبان
  • Welsh: Oban

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