Fort William, Highlands facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFort William
Fort William High Street
|OS grid reference|
|• Edinburgh||134 mi (216 km)|
|• London||512 mi (824 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||FORT WILLIAM|
In 2011, Fort William had a population of about 10,500. It is the second largest settlement in the Highland council area, and the second largest settlement in the whole of the Scottish Highlands. Only the city of Inverness has a larger population.
About 700 people (~7% of the population) can speak Gaelic.
Geologically, the town sits on the Great Glen Fault, the most striking feature of Scotland on the map. The fault runs from the south-west to the north-east of Scotland.
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