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Orinsay
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NB 3663 1148
Civil parish
  • Lochs
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF LEWIS
Postcode district HS2
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament
  • Na h-Eileanan an Iar
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UK
Scotland
58°00′51″N 6°27′39″W / 58.0142°N 6.46080138°W / 58.0142; -6.46080138Coordinates: 58°00′51″N 6°27′39″W / 58.0142°N 6.46080138°W / 58.0142; -6.46080138

Orinsay (Scottish Gaelic: Orasaigh) is a crofting village on the Isle of Lewis in the district of Pairc, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The settlement is within the parish of Lochs. Orinsay is 30 miles (50 kilometres) from Stornoway, the major town of the Isle of Lewis, by Road. It is the birthplace of folk singer Calum Kennedy.

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