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Unst
Norse nameÖmstr[1]
Meanin o namePossibly pre-Celtic
Location
Unst is locatit in Shetland
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Unst shawn within Shetland
OS grid referenceHP600091
Coordinates60°45′N 0°53′W / 60.75°N 0.88°W / 60.75; -0.88
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie120.68 km²
Aurie rank14 [2]
Heichest elevationSaxa Vord, 284 m
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieShetland Islands
Demografics
Population632[3]
Population rank19 [2]
Population density5.2 fowk/km2[3][4]
Lairgest settlementBaltasound
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References[4][5]

Unst is ane o the North Isles o the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It is the northrenmaist o the inhabitit Breetish Isles an is the third lairgest island in Shetland efter the Mainland an Yell. It haes an aurie o 46 square miles (120 km2).[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Pálsson and Edwards (1978) p. 251
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Haswell-Smith (2004) pp. 481-85
  5. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 


Coordinates: 60°45′N 0°53′W / 60.750°N 0.883°W / 60.750; -0.883