Flodaigh

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For other places with the same name, see Flodday (disambiguation).
Flodaigh
Location
Flodaigh is located in Outer Hebrides
Flodaigh
Flodaigh
Flodaigh shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NF846553
Names
Gaelic name Flodaigh
Meaning of name "Float island", from Norse
Area and summit
Area 145 hectares (360 acres)[1]
Area rank 124=[2]
Highest elevation 20 m
Population
Population 7[3]
Population rank 72=[2]
Pop. density 4.8 people/km2[3][4]
Groupings
Island group Uists and Barra
Local Authority Na h-Eileanan Siar
Flag of Scotland.svg Lymphad3.svg
References [4][5]
Flodaigh with Eaval on North Uist behind.

Flodaigh is a tidal island lying to the north of Benbecula and south of Grimsay in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It is connected to Benbecula by a causeway.

The island is 145 hectares and in 2001 had a population of 11[1] and 7 in 2011.[3] The census refers to the island by its anglicized name of 'Flodda'.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b General Register Office for Scotland (28 November 2003) Scotland's Census 2001 – Occasional Paper No 10: Statistics for Inhabited Islands. Retrieved 26 February 2012.
  2. ^ a b Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
  3. ^ a b c National Records of 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. ^ a b Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  5. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/. Retrieved 21 August 2013.

Coordinates: 57°28′43″N 7°15′44″W / 57.47861°N 7.26222°W / 57.47861; -7.26222