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Scotasay shown within the Outer Hebrides
|OS grid reference|
|Island group||Lewis and Harris|
|Area rank||205= |
|Highest elevation||57 m|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Council area||Na h-Eileanan Siar|
Scotasay (Scottish Gaelic: Sgeotasaigh) is an uninhabited island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It lies 1 kilometre (0.6 miles) off the east coast of Harris and gives some shelter to the ferry port of Tarbert.
- 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.
- Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7.
- Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Retrieved 21 August 2013.[dead link]
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