Muir o Ord

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Muir of Ord
Muir of Ord is locatit in Scotland
Muir of Ord
Muir of Ord
Location within Scotland
Population 1,812 
OS grid reference NH5250
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
Kintra Scotland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun Muir of Ord
Postcode destrict IV6
Diallin code 01463
Police Scots
Fire Scots
Ambulance Scots
EU Pairlament Scotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
57°31′N 4°28′W / 57.52°N 4.46°W / 57.52; -4.46Coordinates: 57°31′N 4°28′W / 57.52°N 4.46°W / 57.52; -4.46

Muir o Ord (Scots Gaelic: Am Blàr Dubh) is a veelage in Hieland, Scotland. It is situated near the wastern boundary o the Black Isle, aboot 20 km wast o the ceety o Innerness, and 10 km sooth o Dingwal. It haes a population of 3,026.

The centre o the veelage

The Black Isle Show,[1] ane o the lairgest agricultural shows in Scotland, is held every August in a showground near Muir o Ord. The showground is a popular exhibition site thanks tae the surroondin flouer fields.

The veelage is served bi Muir o Ord railwey station, opened in 1869, on the Kyle of Lochalsh line.

The Glen Ord Distillery is ane o the few remainin whisky distilleries on the Black Isle.[2]

Muir o Ord an aw haes a local fitbaw team, Muir o Ord Rovers F.C., that competes in the North Caledonian Football League.

The Muir o Ord community wabsteid is at

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