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Breibhig, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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Breibhig, Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Brèibhig is a village on Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. According to Magne Oftedal's 'The Village Names of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides' (Oslo, 1954), the name Brèibhig is derived from the Old Norse Breiðvík ('broad bay').
Administrative CountyNa h-Eileanan an Iar
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNB4839
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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