Housay

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Housay
Norse name Húsey
Meanin o name Hoose Island
Location
Housay is locatit in Shetland
Housay
Housay
Housay shawn within Shetland
OS grid reference HU680717
Coordinates 60°25′26″N 0°45′50″W / 60.424°N 0.764°W / 60.424; -0.764
Physical geography
Island group Shetland
Aurie 163 hectares (0.63 sq mi)
Aurie rank 119 [1]
Heichest elevation 53 metres (174 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Shetland Islands
Demografics
Population 50
Population rank 55[2][1]
Population density 23 fowk/km2[2][3]
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References [3][4]

Housay, an aa kent as Wast Isle,[3] is ane o the three islands that form the Oot Skerries island group, the maist easterly pairt o the Shetland Isles.

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 3.2 Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

Coordinates: 60°25′24″N 0°46′01″W / 60.42343°N 0.76687°W / 60.42343; -0.76687