Soay, Skye

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Gaelic name Aboot this soond Sòdhaigh 
Norse name so-øy
Meanin o name Sheep Island
Soay is locatit in Isle of Skye
Soay shawn within the Skye aurie
OS grid reference NG443145
Physical geography
Island group Skye
Aurie 1,036 ha (4 sq mi)
Aurie rank 49 [1]
Heichest elevation Beinn Bhreac 141 m (463 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Hieland
Population 1[2]
Population rank 89= [1]
Population density 0.1 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Mol-chlach
References [3][4]

Soay (Scots Gaelic: Sòdhaigh, pronounced [ˈs̪ɔː.aj]) is an island juist off the coast o Skye, in the Inner 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 (2004) p. 149
  4. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

Coordinates: 57°9′0″N 6°13′48″W / 57.15000°N 6.23000°W / 57.15000; -6.23000