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(Reguidit frae Bressay)
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
Bressa is located in Shetland
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