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Gaelic name Sgeotasaig
Sgeotasaigh is located in Outer Hebrides
Scotasay shown within the Outer Hebrides
OS grid reference NG185975
Coordinates 57°53′N 6°45′W / 57.88°N 6.75°W / 57.88; -6.75
Physical geography
Island group Lewis and Harris
Area 49 ha
Area rank 205= [1]
Highest elevation 57 m
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Population 0
References [2][3][4]

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.

Sgeotasaigh from the Tarbert ferry.


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Retrieved 21 August 2013. [dead link]

Coordinates: 57°52′40″N 6°45′00″W / 57.87790°N 6.75013°W / 57.87790; -6.75013