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Norse nameBreiðey/Brusey
Meanin o nameAuld Norse for 'broad island' or 'Brusi's island'
Bressa Lichthoose at Kirkabister Ness owerleukin Bressa Soond
Bressa Lichthoose at Kirkabister Ness owerleukin Bressa Soond
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Bressa shawn within the Shetland Islands
OS grid referenceHU507406
Coordinates60°09′N 1°05′W / 60.15°N 1.08°W / 60.15; -1.08
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie2,805 hectare (10.8 sq mi)
Aurie rank30 [1]
Heichest elevationWaird o Bressa 226 metre (741 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieShetland Islands
Population rank25 [1]
Population density13 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlementMaryfield

Bressa is a populatit island in the Shetland Islands o Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b 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. a b 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. a b Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  4. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  5. Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin an Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9

Coordinates: 60°09′N 1°05′W / 60.150°N 1.083°W / 60.150; -1.083