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(Reguidit frae Islay)
Gaelic nameAboot this soondÌle 
Norse nameÍl[1]
Meanin o nameUnkent
Ila is located in Argyll and Bute
Ila shown within Argyll an Bute
OS grid referenceNR370598
Coordinates55°46′N 6°09′W / 55.77°N 6.15°W / 55.77; -6.15
Physical geography
Island groupIslay
Aurie61,956 hectare (239 sq mi)[2]
Aurie rank5 [4]
Heichest elevationBeinn Bheigeir 491 metre (1,611 ft)[3]
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieArgyll an Bute
Population rank7[5][4]
Population density5.2 fowk/km2[2][5]
Lairgest settlementPort Ellen[6]

Ila (Scots Gaelic: Ìle, pronounced [ˈiːlə], Inglis: Islay) is the soothrenmaist island o the Inner Hebrides o Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gammeltoft 2007, p. 487
  2. a b Haswell-Smith 2004, p. 41
  3. Haswell-Smith 2004, p. 42
  4. 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.
  5. a b c 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.
  6. National Records of Scotland. "Table KS101SC - Usual Resident Population, all people; Settlement/Locality 2010; Port Ellen". Scotland's Census 2011.[deid airtin] From the main page select Results, Standard Outputs, year 2011, table KS101SC,area type locality 2010. On the map click Bowmore and Port Ellen for comparison.

Coordinates: 55°46′N 6°9′W / 55.767°N 6.150°W / 55.767; -6.150