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
OS grid referenceNH5250
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounMuir of Ord
Postcode destrictIV6
Diallin code01463
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o 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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