Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, Highland

Kingussie (pronounced /kɪŋˈjuːsi/  king-ew-see; Gaelic: Ceann a' Ghiuthsaich pronounced [ˈkʰʲaun̴̪ ə ˈʝuːs̪ɪç] ) is a small town in the Highland region of Scotland. It is one settlement in the Highland Council ward of Badenoch and Strathspey, and is the capital of the district of Badenoch. It lies adjacent to the A9 road, although the old route of the A9 serves as the town's main street. Kingussie is 42 miles (68 km) south of Inverness, 12 miles (19 km) south of Aviemore, and 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Newtonmore, which is its greatest rival in the game of shinty.