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Burrafirth is located in Shetland
OS grid reference HP610133
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01957
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Orkney and Shetland
Scottish Parliament
  • Shetland
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60°48′09″N 0°52′47″W / 60.80251°N 0.87981°W / 60.80251; -0.87981

Burrafirth links (Old Norse: Borgarfjorðr, meaning "the fjord with a castle") is a strip of land with a few houses on the island of Unst, Shetland, Scotland. It separates the fjord Burra Firth from the Loch of Cliff.

Burrafirth is said to have once been home to a giant called Saxi, who, together with another giant, was lured away by a mermaid.

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