Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands is the rugged northern and north-western portion of . This is the Scotland conjured up by visions of tartan, kilts, Bonnie Prince Charlie and all.
Photo: StaraBlazkova, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a region in the western Scottish Highlands. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in area of the Scottish Highlands, at the point where the River Ness flows out into the Moray Firth. Photo: Avarim, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Strathspey is the area around the strath of the River Spey, , in both the council area and the Badenoch and Strathspey committee area of . Photo: Graham Lewis, CC BY 2.0.

is the highest mountain in the United Kingdom, at 1344.527 m / 4413 ft - it gained about a metre during a 2016 official survey. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is in the Scottish Highlands, to the north and west of Inverness. Photo: Ritchyblack, CC BY-SA 3.0.

make up the northernmost part of the Scottish Highlands. Photo: Moyearo, Public domain.

Scottish Highlands

Latitude of center
56.8° or 56° 48' north
Longitude of center
-5° or 5° west
Elevation
262 feet (80 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5594819121
Geo­Names ID
2646943
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Skotse Hoogland
  • Arabic: مرتفعات اسكتلندا
  • Armenian: Շոտլանդական լեռնաշխարհ
  • Asturian: Tierres Altes d'Escocia
  • Basque: Eskoziako Lur Garaiak
  • Belarusian: Паўночна-Шатландскае нагор'е
  • Belarusian: Паўночна-Шатландскае нагор’е
  • Bosnian: Škotsko visočje
  • Breton: Uheldirioù Bro-Skos
  • Bulgarian: Северошотландска планинска земя
  • Catalan: Highlands
  • Catalan: Scottish Highlands
  • Catalan: Terres Altes Escoceses
  • Catalan: Terres altes d'Escòcia
  • Catalan: Terres altes d’Escòcia
  • Chinese: 苏格兰高地
  • Chinese: 蘇格蘭高地
  • Croatian: Škotske visoke zemlje
  • Croatian: Škotsko visočje
  • Czech: Highlands
  • Czech: Scottish Highlands
  • Czech: Skotská vysočina
  • Czech: Vysočina
  • Danish: Det skotske højland
  • Danish: Highland
  • Danish: Highlands
  • Danish: Højlændere
  • Dutch: Lijst van dorpen in de Schotse hooglanden
  • Dutch: Schotse Highlands
  • Dutch: Schotse Hooglanden
  • Dutch: Scottish Highlands
  • English: Hielands
  • English: Highlands
  • English: Highlands of Scotland
  • English: The Highlands
  • Esperanto: Altaj Landoj
  • Estonian: Põhja-Šoti mägismaa
  • Finnish: Scottish Highlands
  • Finnish: Skotlannin Ylämaa
  • Finnish: Skotlannin ylämaat
  • Finnish: Ylämaat
  • French: Hautes-Terres écossaises
  • French: Hautes-terres d'Écosse
  • French: Hielands
  • French: Highlands
  • Galician: Highlands
  • Galician: Terras Altas Escocesas
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთ შოტლანდიის მთიანეთი
  • German: Highlands
  • German: Hochland von Schottland
  • German: Schottische Highlands
  • German: Schottisches Hochland
  • Greek: Υψίπεδα της Σκωτίας
  • Greek: Χάιλαντς
  • Hebrew: ההיילנדס הסקוטים
  • Hebrew: היילנדס
  • Hebrew: הרמה הסקוטית
  • Hungarian: Skót-felföld
  • Icelandic: Skosku hálöndin
  • Indonesian: Dataran Tinggi Skotlandia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Highlands
  • Irish: Na Garbhchríocha
  • Irish: na Garbhchríocha
  • Italian: Highlands
  • Italian: Highland scozzesi
  • Italian: Highlands scozzesi
  • Japanese: スコットランド高地
  • Japanese: スコティッシュ・ハイランド
  • Japanese: ハイランズ
  • Japanese: ハイランド地方
  • Kazakh: Солтүстік-Шотланд таулы қыраты
  • Korean: 스코틀랜드 고지
  • Korean: 스코틀랜드고지
  • Korean: 하일랜드 지방
  • Lithuanian: Škotijos aukštumos
  • Low German: Highlands
  • Low German: Hoochland
  • Macedonian: Шкотски Гори
  • Malay: Tanah Tinggi Scotland
  • Manx: Gaeltaght ny h-Albey
  • Norwegian: Det skotske høylandet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Det skotske høylandet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Høglendar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Høglender
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Høglending
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Høylandene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Høylender
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Høylending
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dei skotske høglanda
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Det skotske høglandet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Highlands
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Scottish Highlands
  • Occitan (post 1500): Highlands
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hēahland
  • Persian: اسکاتلند کوهستانی
  • Polish: Highlanderzy
  • Polish: Highlands
  • Polish: Scottish Highlands
  • Portuguese: Highlands Escocesas
  • Portuguese: Scottish Highlands
  • Portuguese: Terras Altas
  • Portuguese: Terras Altas Escocesas
  • Portuguese: Terras Altas da Escócia
  • Romanian: Highlands
  • Russian: Highlands
  • Russian: Северо-Шотландское нагорье
  • Russian: Шотландское Высокогорье
  • Sardinian: Highlands
  • Scots: Heilands
  • Scots: Hielands
  • Scots: Highlands
  • Scots: Scots Hielands
  • Serbo-Croatian: Highlands, Škotska
  • Serbo-Croatian: Highlands
  • Spanish: Highlands
  • Spanish: Tierras Altas de Escocia
  • Spanish: Tierras Altas escocesas
  • Swedish: De skottska högländerna
  • Swedish: Highlands
  • Swedish: Högländare
  • Swedish: Högländerna
  • Swedish: Scottish Highlands
  • Swedish: Skotska höglandet
  • Swedish: Skotska högländerna
  • Swedish: Skottlands högländer
  • Swedish: Skottska höglandet
  • Turkish: Kuzey İskoçya
  • Ukrainian: Хайлендс
  • Ukrainian: Шотландське високогір'я
  • Upper Sorbian: Highlands
  • Upper Sorbian: Šotiska wysočina
  • Venetian: Highlands
  • Welsh: Ucheldiroedd yr Alban
  • Welsh: Ucheldir yr Alban
  • Western Frisian: Skotske Heechlannen
  • Wu Chinese: 苏格兰高地
  • Yiddish: הויכלענדער
  • Skotlannin ylämaa
  • Гайлендс
  • 하이랜드 지방

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