Category:Scalloway

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en:Scalloway ( Old Norse:Skalavagr - "bay with house") is the largest settlement on the North Atlantic coast of Mainland with a population of approximately 812, at the 2001 census. Until 1708 it was the capital of the Shetland Islands (now Lerwick, on the east coast of the Shetland Mainland).

Nederlands: Scalloway ( Oud-Noors: Skalavagr - "baai met huis") is een havenplaats op het Shetlandse Mainland (Schotland). Scalloway was de hoofdstad van de Shetlandeilanden, totdat in 1708 Lerwick de hoofdstad werd. Patrick Stewart, de tweede graaf van Orkney, breidde vanaf 1599 Scalloway uit en bouwde Scalloway Castle ter vervanging van Sumburgh House.
Norsk nynorsk: mini|Scalloway Castle.
Norsk bokmål: Scalloway er et tettsted på den skotske øygruppa Shetland med omtrent 1000 innbyggere. Scalloway ligger på Mainland vestkyst. Tettstedet var Shetlands hovedstad frem til 1708, da Lerwick tok over.
Svenska: Scalloway (fornnordiska Skalavagr = strand med hus) är den näst största byn på Shetlandsöarna, och före detta huvudort på ögruppen, senare bytt till Lerwick.
Object location 60° 08′ 24″ N, 1° 16′ 48″ W View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth - Proximityrama info

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