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|Norse name||Possibly Long-øy|
|Meaning of name||Old Norse 'ship Island'|
Longa Island shown within Highland Scotland
|OS grid reference|
|Area||126 hectares (0.49 sq mi)|
|Area rank||132 |
|Highest elevation||Druim am Eilean 70 metres (230 ft)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||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 over 20 ha 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: Landranger map sheet 19 Gairloch & Ullapool (Loch Maree) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319231074.
- 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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