Papa Westray

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Papa Westray
Norse name Papey (hin) Meiri
Meanin o name Auld Norse for "big island o the papar"
Law cliffs on the east coast
Law cliffs on the east coast
Papa Westray is locatit in Orkney Islands
Papa Westray
Papa Westray
Papa Westray shawn within Orkney
OS grid reference HY488518
Coordinates 59°22′N 2°54′W / 59.36°N 2.9°W / 59.36; -2.9
Physical geography
Island group Orkney
Aurie 918 hectares (3.5 sq mi)
Aurie rank 53 [1]
Heichest elevation North Hill 49 metres (161 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Orkney Islands
Population 90
Population rank 45=[2][1]
Population density 9.8 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Backaskaill



Papa Westray, an aa kent as Papay, is ane o the Orkney Islands in Scotland, Unitit Kinrick.

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.
  4. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 5 Orkney (Northern Isles) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2008. ISBN 9780319228111. 
  5. Anderson, Joseph (ed.) (1873) The Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. Edmonston and Douglas. The Internet Archive. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  6. Pedersen, Roy (Januar 1992) Orkneyjar ok Katanes (map, Inverness, Nevis Print)

Coordinates: 59°21′N 2°54′W / 59.350°N 2.900°W / 59.350; -2.900