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Gaelic nameAboot this soondRùm 
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Meanin o nameunclear
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Rùm shawn within Lochaber
OS grid referenceNM360976
Coordinates56°59′38″N 6°20′38″W / 56.994°N 6.344°W / 56.994; -6.344
Physical geography
Island groupSmaw Isles
Aurie10,463 hectare (40.4 sq mi)
Aurie rank15 [1]
Heichest elevationAskival 812 metre (2,664 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieHieland
Population rank64 [1]
Population density0.2 fowk/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlementKinloch

Rùm (Scots Gaelic pronunciation: [rˠuːm]), a Scots Gaelic name eften anglicised tae Rum, is ane o the Smaw Isles o the Inner Hebrides, in the destrict o Lochaber, Scotland.

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  1. 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.
  2. a b 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. a b Haswell-Smith (2004) pages 138-143.
  4. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013.

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Coordinates: 57°0′N 6°21′W / 57.000°N 6.350°W / 57.000; -6.350