Inverness is a village in Inverness County, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The village is three and a half kilometers in length and is approximately two and a half kilometers in width. The total approximate area of Inverness is about 8.75 kilometers.
Inverness is surrounded by hills, although it is not usually called a valley. To the west of Inverness is the Inverness Beach. The beach is actually the Gulf of Saint Lawerence. To the east of Inverness is a variety of hills with different names. Behind the Inverness Education Centre is a hill known as the Red Bank. To the south part of Inverness is called the Broad Cove Banks, which takes you to a beautiful viewing spot above all of Inverness. The famous "Gillis Mountain" sung by the Rankin Family, is located to the north of Inverness.