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North Uist
Gaelic name About this sound Uibhist a Tuath 
Meanin o name Unclear
North Uist is locatit in Ooter Hebrides
North Uist
North Uist
North Uist shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid reference NF835697
Physical geography
Island group Uists and Barra
Aurie 30,305 hectares (117 sq mi)
Aurie rank 10 [1]
Heichest elevation Eaval 1,138 ft (347 m)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Na h-Eileanan Siar
Population 1,254[2]
Population rank 12 [1]
Population density 4.14 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Lochmaddy
References [3][4][5][6]

North Uist (Scots Gaelic: Uibhist a Tuath pronounced [ˈɯ.ɪʃtʲ ə t̪ʰuə]) is an island an commonty 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. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  5. edited by Munch & Goss (1874). "The Chronicles of Mann vol 22". Isle of Man: Manx Society. Retrieved 31 October 2007. 
  6. Geir T. Zoëga (1910). "A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic". Germanic Lexicon Project. Retrieved 4 Julie 2007. 

Coordinates: 57°36′N 7°20′W / 57.600°N 7.333°W / 57.600; -7.333