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Muker is a village and civil parish at the western end of Swaledale, one of the Yorkshire Dales, in North Yorkshire, England. It is within the district of Richmondshire.
The parish includes the hamlets of Angram, Keld, Thwaite, West Stonesdale and Birkdale, as well as the Tan Hill Inn, the highest inn in England. At the 2001 census the civil parish had a population of 309.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Muker was part of Reeth Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Grinton in the Gilling West Wapentake.