Great Bernera

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Great Bernera
Gaelic nameAboot this soondBeàrnaraigh Mòr 
Norse namebjarnar-øy
Meanin o nameBjørn's island frae Norse[1]
Location
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Great Bernera shawn within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid referenceNB162344
Coordinates58°12′N 6°51′W / 58.2°N 6.85°W / 58.2; -6.85
Physical geography
Island groupLewis an Harris
Aurie2122 ha
Aurie rank34 [2]
Heichest elevation87 metre (285 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieNa h-Eileanan Siar
Demografics
Population252[3]
Population rank29 [2]
Population density11.9 fowk/km2[3][4]
Lairgest settlementBreaclete
Lymphad3.svg
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. 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 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, 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