Place:Cromartyshire, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland

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NameCromartyshire
Alt namesSiorrachd Chrombasource: Wikipedia
TypeTraditional county
Located inRoss and Cromarty, Scotland     (1889 - 1975)
Also located inHighland area, Scotland     (1975 - )


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Cromartyshire was a county in the Highlands of Scotland, comprising the medieval "old shire" around the county town of Cromarty and 22 "detached parts", scattered exclaves transferred from Ross-shire in the late 17th century. The largest part, six times the size of the old shire, was Coigach, northwest from Ullapool. In 1890, Cromartyshire was merged with Ross-shire into Ross and Cromarty.

It is worthwhile to inspect the map on the Wikipedia page, Cromartyshire.

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