Bressa

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Bressa
Norse name Breiðey/Brusey
Meanin o name Auld Norse for 'broad island' or 'Brusi's island'
Bressa Lichthoose at Kirkabister Ness owerleukin Bressa Soond
Bressa Lichthoose at Kirkabister Ness owerleukin Bressa Soond
Location
Bressa is locatit in Shetland
Bressa
Bressa
Bressa shawn within the Shetland Islands
OS grid reference HU507406
Coordinates 60°09′N 1°05′W / 60.15°N 1.08°W / 60.15; -1.08
Physical geography
Island group Shetland
Aurie 2,805 hectares (10.8 sq mi)
Aurie rank 30 [1]
Heichest elevation Waird o Bressa 226 metres (741 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Shetland Islands
Demografics
Population 368[2]
Population rank 25 [1]
Population density 13 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Maryfield
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References [3][4][5]

Bressa is a populatit island in the Shetland Islands 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. 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