Orosay is a small uninhabited tidal island in the Sound of Barra lying at the north end of , the ‘big beach’ on the north east coast of .

Notable Places in the Area

Barra Airport is a short-runway airport situated in the wide shallow bay of at the northern tip of the island of in the , . is situated 1¼ miles west of Orosay. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Tràigh Mhòr, in English 'Big Beach', is a large expanse of sand forming a magnificent white… is situated 3900 feet southwest of Orosay. Photo: Anne Burgess, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an uninhabited island of about 232 hectares and is one of ten islands in the Sound of Barra, a Site of Community Importance for conservation in the of . is situated 2 miles northeast of Orosay. Photo: Barbara Carr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small village in the north east of the Isle of in the , . Photo: Alan Stewart, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village on in the Western Isles, . is situated 1½ miles south of Orosay. Photo: Hugh Venables, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a township and community in the north of in the , off the west coast of . is situated 2 miles south of Orosay. Photo: David Gruar, CC BY-SA 2.0.


57.0289° or 57° 1' 43.9" north
-7.4178° or 7° 25' 4.1" west
Open Location Code
89 feet (27 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 216812403
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Orosay (pulo sa Hiniusang Gingharian, lat 57,03, long -7,42)
  • Cebuano: Orosay
  • Dutch: Orosay
  • French: Orosay
  • Irish: Orasaigh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Orosay
  • Polish: Orosay
  • Swedish: Orosay

Other Places Named Orosay

  • Island, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Island, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Islet, Scotland, United Kingdom

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