Unst

Unst is the most northerly inhabited island of the , north of mainland Scotland. Life here was traditionally based on herring fishing: the herring now are sparse but small-scale fishing continues, along with sheep farming.
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Notable Places in the Area

Water feature
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Localities in the Area

Locality
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Unst

Latitude
60.75° or 60° 45' north
Longitude
-0.8833° or 0° 53' west
Open Location Code
9CGXQ428+2M
Population
639
IATA airport code
UNT
United Nations Location Code
GB UNT
Elevation
151 feet (46 metres)
Geo­Names ID
2635166

Also Known As

  • Basque: Unst
  • Bulgarian: Унст
  • Cebuano: Unst
  • Chinese: 安斯特
  • Chinese: 安斯特岛
  • Chinese: 安斯特島
  • Danish: Unst
  • Dutch: Unst
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: انست
  • Faroese: Unst
  • Finnish: Unst
  • French: Unst
  • Gaelic (Scots): Unst
  • German: Unst
  • Greek: Ουνστ
  • Hebrew: אונסט
  • Hungarian: Unst
  • Icelandic: Únst
  • Italian: Unst
  • Japanese: アンスト島
  • Japanese: ウンスト
  • Lithuanian: Anstas
  • Norwegian: Unst
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Unst
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Unst
  • Polish: Unst
  • Portuguese: Unst
  • Russian: Анст
  • Scots: Unst
  • Serbian: Анст
  • Spanish: Unst
  • Swahili (generic): Unst
  • Swedish: Unst
  • Ukrainian: Анст (острів)
  • Ukrainian: Анст
  • Vietnamese: Unst
  • Welsh: Unst
  • Western Panjabi: انسٹ
  • Unst Island

Other Places Named Unst

  • Aerodrome in Shetland Islands, Scotland

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