Vaila

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Vaila
Norse nameValey
Location
Vaila is locatit in Shetland
Vaila
Vaila
Vaila shawn within Scotland
OS grid referenceHU213462
Coordinates60°12′N 1°35′W / 60.20°N 1.58°W / 60.20; -1.58
Physical geography
Island groupShetland
Aurie327 hectares (1.26 sq mi)
Aurie rank82 [1]
Heichest elevation95 metres (312 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieShetland Islands
Demografics
Population2[2]
Population rank86= [1]
Population density0.6 fowk/km2[2][3]
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References[4][5]

Vaila (Auld Norse: "Valey") is an island in Shetland, Scotland, lyin sooth o the Wastland peninsula o the Shetland Mainland. It haes an aurie o 327 hectares (1.26 sq mi), an is 95 metres (312 ft) at its heichest pynt.[3]

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, Hamish. (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate.
  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: 60°12′N 1°35′W / 60.200°N 1.583°W / 60.200; -1.583