Grimsay

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Grimsay
Gaelic name Griomasaigh
Norse name Grímsey
Meanin o name ON: Grim's Island
Location
Grimsay is located in Ooter Hebrides
Grimsay
Grimsay
Grimsay shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid reference NF855572
Coordinates 57°29′N 7°14′W / 57.49°N 7.24°W / 57.49; -7.24
Physical geography
Island group Uist an Barra
Aurie 833 hectares (3.22 sq mi)
Aurie rank 58 [1]
Heichest elevation 22 metres (72 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Ooter Hebrides
Demografics
Population 169[2]
Population rank 36 [1]
Population density 20 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Bàgh Mòr an Ceallan
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References

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Grimsay (Scots Gaelic: Griomasaigh) is a tidal island in the Ooter Hebrides 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. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 22 Benbecula & South Uist (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2008. ISBN 9780319226223. 
  5. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.

Coordinates: 57°29′31″N 7°14′39″W / 57.49194°N 7.24417°W / 57.49194; -7.24417