Caithness

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Caithness
Caithness-Scotland.svg
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Council areaHighland
County townWick
Area
 • Total618 sq mi (1,601 km2)
 Ranked 14th of 34
Chapman code
CAI

Caithness (Scottish Gaelic: Gallaibh) is a historic county in northern Scotland. The only county Caithness borders is Sutherland. Caithness is linked to the rest of the country through the A9 and A836 main roads as well as the Far North Line. Wick John O' Groats airport is in Caithness. Many ferry links between the Scottish mainland and the Orkney Islands are through Caithness. The nearby Isle of Stroma is within its borders.[1]

Towns and villages[change | change source]

In 2011, Caithness had a population of 26,486.

There are several towns and villages in Caithness.

Towns

Villages

References[change | change source]

  1. "Caithness · Halkirk KW12 6UR, UK". Caithness · Halkirk KW12 6UR, UK. Retrieved 2022-09-09.