Kinlochleven
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Kinlochleven

Kinlochleven is a village in Lochaber in the Scottish Highlands and lies at the eastern end of Loch Leven. To the north lie the Mamores ridge and, to the south, lies the mountains flanking Glen Coe.

The village was formed from two separate communities - Kinlochmore to the north of the River Leven and Kinlochbeg to the south - following construction of an aluminium smelter and associated housing for its employees.

The processing plant was powered by a hydroelectric scheme situated in the mountains above, and made Kinlochleven the first village in the world to have every house connected to electricity.

Today, the village is a notable tourist destination and centre for mountain pursuits.