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Norse nameStrjónsey
Meanin o nameAuld 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
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Stronsay shawn within Orkney
OS grid referenceHY669239
Coordinates59°06′N 2°36′W / 59.1°N 2.6°W / 59.1; -2.6
Physical geography
Island groupOrkney
Aurie3,275 hectare (13 sq mi)
Aurie rank27 [3]
Heichest elevationBurgh Hill 44 metre (144 ft)
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Cooncil aurieOrkney Islands
Population rank26 [3]
Population density10.7 people/km2[1][4]
Lairgest settlementWhitehall
References[5] [6][7]

Stronsay is an island in Orkney, Scotland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Haswell-Smith (2004) p. 370-72
  2. Orkney Placenames Orkneyjar. Retrieved 28. May 2012.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  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