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Gaelic nameUnknown
Norse nameFætilar[1]
Meanin o nameUnclear
Fetlar is located in Shetland
Fetlar shawn within Shetland
OS grid referenceHU620919
Coordinates60°37′N 0°52′W / 60.62°N 0.87°W / 60.62; -0.87
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie4,078 hectare (15.75 sq mi)
Aurie rank25 [2]
Heichest elevationVord Hill 158 metre (518 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieShetland Islands
Population rank52 [2]
Population density1.5 fowk/km2[3][4]
Lairgest settlementHoubie

Fetlar is ane o the North Isles o Shetland, Scotland, wi a uisually resident population o 61 at the time o the 2011 census.[3] Its main settlement is Houbie on the sooth coast, hame tae the Fetlar Interpretive Centre. Fetlar is the fowert lairgest island o Shetland an haes an aurie o juist ower 4,000 hectare (15 sq mi).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Anderson (1873) preface
  2. 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.
  3. a b c 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.
  4. a b Haswell-Smith (2004) pp. 471-74
  5. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013.

Coordinates: 60°37′N 0°52′W / 60.617°N 0.867°W / 60.617; -0.867