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Uist (/ˈjuːɪst/ or /ˈɪst/) or The Uists (Scots Gaelic: Uibhist [ˈɯ.ɪʃtʲ]) are the central group o islands in the Ooter Hebrides o Scotland.

North Uist an Sooth Uist are linkit bi causeweys runnin via Benbecula an Grimsay, an the entire group is sometimes kent as the Uists.

Frae sooth tae north, the inhabitit islands in the Uist group are Èirisgeigh (Eriskay), Uibhist a Deas (South Uist), Grimsay (Sooth), Beinn nam Faoghla (Benbecula), Eilean Fhlodaigh (Flodaigh), Griomasaigh (Grimsay (North)), Fraoch-eilean, Uibhist a Tuath (North Uist), Am Baile Sear (Baleshare) an Beàrnaraigh (Berneray).

Major dounsets[eedit | eedit soorce]

Daliburgh hospital
Balivanich from the air

The main dounsets in the Uists are:

Sooth Uist[eedit | eedit soorce]

Benbecula[eedit | eedit soorce]

North Uist[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Monro, Sir Donald (1549) Description of the Western Isles of Scotland. William Auld. Edinburgh - 1774 edeetion.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 57°26′46″N 7°19′12″W / 57.446°N 7.320°W / 57.446; -7.320