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Post town PITLOCHRY
Postcode district PH16 5
Dialling code 01796
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56°39′14″N3°40′13″W / 56.653975°N 3.670209°W / 56.653975; -3.670209 Coordinates: 56°39′14″N3°40′13″W / 56.653975°N 3.670209°W / 56.653975; -3.670209

Ballinluig (Gaelic: Baile an Luig) is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, with a population of approximately 240 [ citation needed ]. It lies on the banks of the River Tummel and is approximately 4 miles south-east of Pitlochry. [1] It developed with the building of the Highland Railway, and sat where a branch line went off to Aberfeldy, both the branch line and Ballinluig station were closed in 1965.

Scottish Gaelic Celtic language native to Scotland

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland. A member of the Goidelic branch of the Celtic languages, Scottish Gaelic, like Modern Irish and Manx, developed out of Middle Irish. Most of modern Scotland was once Gaelic-speaking, as evidenced especially by Gaelic-language placenames.

Perth and Kinross Council area of Scotland

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Ballinluig, across the River Tummel Ballinluig.jpg
Ballinluig, across the River Tummel
Until 1965 there was a station on the Highland Railway Ballinluig Station 1747129 96bc622c.jpg
Until 1965 there was a station on the Highland Railway

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References

  1. "Pitlochry and Crieff", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2008, ISBN   0-319-22985-8