Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gaelic nameAm Baile Sear
Meanin o nameGaelic for 'east toun'.
Baleshare is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
Baleshare shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid referenceNF788619
Coordinates57°32′N 7°22′W / 57.53°N 7.37°W / 57.53; -7.37
Physical geography
Island groupUists an Barra
Aurie910 hectares (3.5 sq mi)
Aurie rank54 [1]
Heichest elevation12 metres (39 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieNa h-Eileanan Siar
Population rank56 [1]
Population density6.4 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlementSamhla

Baleshare (Scots Gaelic: Baile Sear) is a flat tidal island in the Ooter Hebrides o Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  4. Ordnance Survey. "View: Sheet 17 - North Uist - Ordnance Survey One-inch to the mile maps of Great Britain, Seventh Series, 1952-1961". National Library of Scotland. National Library of Scotland. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  5. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.

Coordinates: 57°32′N 7°22′W / 57.533°N 7.367°W / 57.533; -7.367