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Bowmore, Argyll and Bute (Bogh Mòr)

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Bowmore, Argyll and Bute (Bogh Mòr)

Bowmore is a village on the Scottish island of Islay and serves as administrative capital of the island. It gives its name to the famous Bowmore Distillery producing Bowmore Single Malt, a single malt scotch whisky.
Post townISLE OF ISLAY
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNR3159
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01496
Populationest. 860 (2006)
 

Other names by which Bowmore, Argyll and Bute (Bogh Mòr) has been known in the past

Bowmore/Bogh Mòr ~ Bogh Mòr

Bowmore, Argyll and Bute (Bogh Mòr) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bowmore, small seaport, Kilarrow par., Islay island, Argyllsh., on Loch Indal, pop. 834; P.O., T.O. It has distillery, and is the chief town on the island.

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