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Gaelic name About this sound Tiriodh 
Norse name Tyrvist
Meanin o name Gaelic for 'land o corn'
Tiree is locatit in Argyll an Bute
Tiree shown within Argyll an Bute
OS grid reference NL999458
Physical geography
Island group Mull
Aurie 7,834 hectares (30.2 sq mi)
Aurie rank 178 [1]
Heichest elevation Ben Hynish 141 metres (463 ft)
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Kintra Scotland
Cooncil aurie Argyll an Bute
Population 653[2]
Population rank 18 [1]
Population density 8.3 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlement Scarinish
References [3][4][5]

Tiree (Scots Gaelic: Tiriodh, pronounced [ˈtʲʰiɾʲəɣ]) is the maist wasterly island in the Inner Hebrides o Scotland.

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  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. 112
  4. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  5. Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9

Coordinates: 56°31′00″N 6°49′00″W / 56.516666666667°N 6.8166666666667°W / 56.516666666667; -6.8166666666667