Great Bernera

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Great Bernera
Gaelic name About this sound Beàrnaraigh Mòr 
Norse name bjarnar-øy
Meanin o name Bjørn's island frae Norse[1]
Location
Great Bernera is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
Great Bernera
Great Bernera
Great Bernera shawn within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NB162344
Coordinates 58°12′N 6°51′W / 58.2°N 6.85°W / 58.2; -6.85
Physical geography
Island group Lewis an Harris
Aurie 2122 ha
Aurie rank 34 [2]
Heichest elevation 87 metres (285 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Na h-Eileanan Siar
Demografics
Population 252[3]
Population rank 29 [2]
Population density 11.9 fowk/km2[3][4]
Lairgest settlement Breaclete
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References [4][5]

Great Bernera (Scots Gaelic: Bearnaraigh Mòr) is a wee island, by Lewis.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. pp. 287–301. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  5. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

Coordinates: 58°13′48″N 6°51′0″W / 58.23000°N 6.85000°W / 58.23000; -6.85000