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Bragar, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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Bragar, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Bragar is a village on the west side of the Isle of Lewis in Scotland, 14 miles from the island's only town, Stornoway. Residents are mainly Gaelic speaking, and many work as crofters. The village's best-known landmark is a whalebone arch, made in 1921 from the jawbone of an 80 foot long blue whale which was beached on the shore the year before. It also has a post office, a war memorial, and a school.
Administrative CountyNa h-Eileanan an Iar
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNB2947
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
 

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