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Stronsay
Norse name Strjónsey
Meanin o name Auld Norse for "guid fishin an fermin island"[1][2]
An aerial view o Whitehall, wi Grice Ness at the end o Stronsay's north-eastren peninsula
An aerial view o Whitehall, wi Grice Ness at the end o Stronsay's north-eastren peninsula
Location
Stronsay is locatit in Orkney Islands
Stronsay
Stronsay
Stronsay shawn within Orkney
OS grid reference HY669239
Coordinates 59°06′N 2°36′W / 59.1°N 2.6°W / 59.1; -2.6
Physical geography
Island group Orkney
Aurie 3,275 hectares (13 sq mi)
Aurie rank 27 [3]
Heichest elevation Burgh Hill 44 metres (144 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Orkney Islands
Demografics
Population 349[4]
Population rank 26 [3]
Population density 10.7 people/km2[1][4]
Lairgest settlement Whitehall
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References

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Stronsay is an island in Orkney, Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 370-72
  2. Orkney Placenames Orkneyjar. Retrieved 28. May 2012.
  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 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. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 5 Orkney (Northern Isles) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2008. ISBN 9780319228111. 
  6. Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translatit bi Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin an Mercat Press (1990 reprent). ISBN 0-901824-25-9
  7. Pedersen, Roy (Januar 1992) Orkneyjar ok Katanes (map, Inverness, Nevis Print)

Coordinates: 59°07′N 2°36′W / 59.117°N 2.600°W / 59.117; -2.600