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Gaelic name Am Baile Sear
Meanin o name Gaelic for 'east toun'.
Baleshare is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
Baleshare shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid reference NF788619
Coordinates 57°32′N 7°22′W / 57.53°N 7.37°W / 57.53; -7.37
Physical geography
Island group Uists an Barra
Aurie 910 hectares (3.5 sq mi)
Aurie rank 54 [1]
Heichest elevation 12 metres (39 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Na h-Eileanan Siar
Population 58[2]
Population rank 56 [1]
Population density 6.4 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Samhla
References [3][4][5]

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