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Not to be confused with custom Ardmenish, on Jura.
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Ardminish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF GIGHA
Postcode district PA41
Dialling code 01583
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
Scottish Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
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Scotland
55°40′N 5°45′W / 55.66°N 5.75°W / 55.66; -5.75Coordinates: 55°40′N 5°45′W / 55.66°N 5.75°W / 55.66; -5.75

Ardminish (Scottish Gaelic: Aird Mhèanais) is the sole village on the Isle of Gigha in the Inner Hebrides, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, and considered its "capital". It is connected to the mainland through a regular ferry service that runs to Tayinloan. In 1961 it had a population of 84.

Ardminish has the pier, post office and shop.

The name Ardminish means "The headland of the narrow point", from a mixture of Gaelic and Norse.

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