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Norse nameEiðøy[1]
Meanin o nameAuld Norse for "isthmus island"[1][2]
Ane o Aidee's saunds, wi sea caves adjacent tae the soothren end o Cauf Soond
Ane o Aidee's saunds, wi sea caves adjacent tae the soothren end o Cauf Soond
Aidee is locatit in Orkney Islands
Aidee shawn within Orkney
OS grid referenceHY560338
Coordinates59°10′19″N 2°46′59″W / 59.172°N 2.783°W / 59.172; -2.783
Physical geography
Island groupOrkney
Aurie2,745 hectares (10.6 sq mi)[1]
Aurie rank31 [4]
Heichest elevationWard Hill 101 metres (331 ft)[1][3]
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieOrkney Islands
Population rank39 [4]
Population density5.8 fowk/km2[1][5]
Lairgest settlementCalfsound

Aidee (Inglis: Eday) is ane o the islands o Orkney, that are locatit tae the north o the Scots mainland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 386
  2. "Orkney Placenames" Orkneyjar. Retrieved 29 Feb 2012
  3. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 5 Orkney (Northern Isles) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2008. ISBN 9780319228111.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Aurie an population ranks: thare are c. 300 islands ower 20 ha in extent an 93 permanently inhabitit islands war leetit in the 2011 census.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Naitional Records o Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  6. Pedersen, Roy (January 1992) Orkneyjar ok Katanes (map, Inverness, Nevis Print)