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For other places with the same name, see Longa (disambiguation).
Not to be confused with Lunga (disambiguation).
|OS grid reference||NG736776|
|Norse name||Possibly Long-øy|
|Meaning of name||Old Norse 'ship Island'|
|Area and summit|
|Area||126 hectares (0.49 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||Druim am Eilean 70 metres (230 ft)|
|Local Authority||Highland Council|
There was a small fishing community in early in the 19th century; the island had become deserted by the latter part.
- Area and population ranks: there are c. 300 islands >20ha in extent and 93 permanently inhabited islands were listed in the 2011 census.
- 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.
- Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
- Mac an Tàilleir, Iain (2003) Ainmean-àite/Placenames. (pdf) Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
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