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Gaelic nameGriomasaigh
Norse nameGrímsey
Meanin o nameON: Grim's Island
Grimsay is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
Grimsay shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid referenceNF855572
Coordinates57°29′N 7°14′W / 57.49°N 7.24°W / 57.49; -7.24
Physical geography
Island groupUist an Barra
Aurie833 hectares (3.22 sq mi)
Aurie rank58 [1]
Heichest elevation22 metres (72 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieOoter Hebrides
Population rank36 [1]
Population density20 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlementBàgh Mòr an Ceallan
References[3][4] [5]

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