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Coordinates: 55°44′01″N 3°50′03″W / 55.73369°N 03.83427°W / 55.73369; -03.83427

Scottish Gaelic: Cathair MoLuaig
Carluke Public Park.jpg
Carluke Public Park, next to the Town Centre.
Carluke is located in South Lanarkshire
 Carluke shown within South Lanarkshire
Population 15,133 [1]
OS grid reference NS848504
    - London  329.39 miles [2] 
Council area South Lanarkshire
Lieutenancy area Lanarkshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARLUKE
Postcode district ML8
Dialling code 01555
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Lanark and Hamilton East
Scottish Parliament Clydesdale
List of places

The town of Carluke is situated in the centre of the Scottish countryside in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5.4 miles North-West of Lanark and 5 miles South-East of Wishaw. Many people in Carluke are commuters, with a variety of small stores and supermarkets available at the centre of the town.

Notable Figures[change | change source]

Three people who were born in the town have received the Victoria Cross. The inventor of Slush Puppies previously stayed on a street in Carluke. The famous ex-Motherwell striker Dougie Arnott currently lives in Carluke.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Carluke Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 29 April 2001. Retrieved 1 September 2008. 
  2. "What is the distance between Carluke, Scotland and London in miles?". True Knowledge. Retrieved 13 December 2011.