Tiree

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Tiree
Gaelic nameAboot this soondTiriodh 
Norse nameTyrvist
Meanin o nameGaelic for 'land o corn'
Location
Tiree is locatit in Argyll an Bute
Tiree
Tiree
Tiree shown within Argyll an Bute
OS grid referenceNL999458
Coordinates56°30′N 6°53′W / 56.5°N 6.88°W / 56.5; -6.88
Physical geography
Island groupMull
Aurie7,834 hectare (30.2 sq mi)
Aurie rank178 [1]
Heichest elevationBen Hynish 141 metre (463 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieArgyll an Bute
Demografics
Population653[2]
Population rank18 [1]
Population density8.3 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlementScarinish
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References[3][4][5]

Tiree (Scots Gaelic: Tiriodh, pronounced [ˈtʲʰiɾʲəɣ]) is the maist wasterly island 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. 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