Iona (Scots Gaelic: Ì Chaluim Chille) is a smaa island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross o Mull on the wastren coast o Scotland.

Iona
Gaelic nameÌ Chaluim Chille
Pronunciation[iː xalˠ̪əmˈçiʎə] ( listen)
Norse name[Eyin Helga; Hioe (hypothetical)] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)
Meanin o nameunclear
Location
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Iona shawn within Argyll an Bute
OS grid referenceNM275245
Coordinates56°20′N 6°25′W / 56.33°N 6.42°W / 56.33; -6.42
Physical geography
Island groupMull
Aurie877 hectare (3.4 sq mi)
Aurie rank56 [1]
Heichest elevationDùn Ì 101 metre (331 ft)
Admeenistration
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
KintraScotland
Cooncil aurieArgyll an Bute
Demografics
Population177[2]
Population rank35 [1]
Lairgest settlementBaile Mór
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References[3][4][5]

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. 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. Haswell-Smith (2004) pp. 80–84
  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°20′N 6°25′W / 56.333°N 6.417°W / 56.333; -6.417