Isle o Arran

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Isle o Arran
Gaelic name Aboot this soondEilean Arainn 
Norse name Herrey[1]
Meanin o name Possibly Brythonic for "heich place"
Isle o Arran is locatit in Argyll an Bute
Isle o Arran
Isle o Arran
Arran shawn within the Firth o Clyde
OS grid reference NR950359
Coordinates 55°34′N 5°15′W / 55.57°N 5.25°W / 55.57; -5.25
Physical geography
Island group Firth o Clyde
Aurie 43,201 hectares (167 sq mi)
Aurie rank 7[2][3]
Heichest elevation Goat Fell 874 m (2,867 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie North Ayrshire
Population 4,629[4]
Population rank 6[4][3]
Population density 10.72 fowk/km2[4][5]
Lairgest settlement Brodick
References [6]

Arran is a bonnie wee isle in the Clyde, it sits atween Ayrshire an Argyll.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Downie (1933) p. 38. Downie an ws offers "Hersey".
  2. Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. pp. 502–03. Modified tae include brigged islands. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 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.
  5. Haswell-Smith (2004) p.11.
  6. Infobox reference is Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. pp. 11–17 unless itherwise stated. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 

Coordinates: 55°34′25″N 5°15′12″W / 55.57351°N 5.25333°W / 55.57351; -5.25333