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Gaelic name Hiort
Meanin o name Uncertain
Hirta is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
Hirta, in the St Kilda airchipelago o Scotland
OS grid reference NF092998
Coordinates 57°48′N 8°38′W / 57.80°N 8.63°W / 57.80; -8.63
Physical geography
Island group St Kilda
Aurie 670 ha (2.6 sq mi)
Aurie rank 65 [1]
Heichest elevation 430 m (1,410 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Na h-Eileanan Siar
Population abandoned in 1930
References [2][3][4][5]

Hirta (Scots Gaelic: Hiort) is the lairgest island in the St Kilda airchipelago, on the wastren edge o Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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. 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. Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 315
  4. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  5. Mac an Tàilleir (2003) p. 107

Coordinates: 57°48.89′N 8°34.85′W / 57.81483°N 8.58083°W / 57.81483; -8.58083