Barra (Scots Gaelic: Barraigh [ˈparˠaj] or Eilean Bharraigh [ˈelan ˈvarˠaj] ( listen)) is an island in the Ooter Hebrides, Scotland.

Barra
Gaelic nameEilean Bharraigh
Isle of Barra flag.svg
Barra by Sentinel-2.jpg
Location
Barra is locatit in The Waster Isles
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Barra
Barra shawn within the Ooter Hebrides
OS grid referenceNF687004
Coordinates56°59′00″N 7°28′00″W / 56.9833°N 7.4667°W / 56.9833; -7.4667
Physical geography
Island groupBarra an Vatersay
Aurie5,875 ha (22 58 sq mi)
Aurie rank20 [1]
Heichest elevationHeaval, 383 m (1,257 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieNa h-Eileanan Siar
Demografics
Population1,174[2]
Population rank13 [1]
Population density19.98 people/km2[2][3]
Lairgest settlementCastlebay
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References[3][4]

ReferencesEedit

  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. pp. 218–222. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
  4. "Sheet 34, Barra". Ordnance Survey One-inch to the mile maps of Great Britain, Seventh Series, 1952–1961. National Library of Scotland. Retrieved 23 January 2016.

Coordinates: 56°59′N 7°28′W / 56.983°N 7.467°W / 56.983; -7.467