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Coordinates: 55°46′26″N 3°55′08″W / 55.773992°N 3.918915°W / 55.773992; -3.918915

Wishae
Scots Gaelic: Camas Neachdain[1]
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Main Street, Wishaw
Wishae is located in the United Kingdom
Wishae
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 Wishae shown within the Unitit kinrick
Population 28,565 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference NS795555
    - Edinburgh 44 mi (71 km)  
    - London 389 mi (626 km)  
Council area North Lanrikshire
Lieutenancy area Lanarkshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WISHAW
Postcode district ML2
Dialling code 01698
Police
Fire
Ambulance
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Mitherwall an Wishae
Scottish Parliament Mitherwall an Wishae
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Wishae (Inglis: Wishaw, Scots Gaelic: Camas Neachdain) is a toun an umwhile burgh in North Lanrikshire, Scotland. It is on the edge o the River Clyde, 15 miles (24 km) sooth-east o Glesga.

The main auries o Wishaw are: Cambusnethan, Coltness, Craigneuk, Gowkthrapple, Dimsdale, Greenhead, Wishawhill, Netherton, Pather an Waterloo. There are twa adjoinin veelages, aften includit as pairt o the toun for administrative purposes: Overtown an Newmains.

Wishaw haes lang livit in the shadae o its bigger an better kent neighbour, Mitherwall, wi which it formit the joint lairge burgh in 1920, the Burgh o Mitherwell an Wishae, till its dissolution when Scottis local authorities wur restructurit in 1975.

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