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General information - Location

CountryEstonia
Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 22.4669,Lat: 58.9814 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time21:33:48pm
At islandHiiumaa
Name province/regionHiiumaa
Name SubregionHiiu

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Lauka3.8 km EastSouthEast
2 Kärdla16 km EastNorthEast
3 Männamaa19 km SouthEast
4 Lõpe20.6 km East
5 Käina25 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TallinnEstonia136 km EastNorthEast
2 Helsinki   Finland192 km NorthEast
3 Rīga   Latvia247 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Kõrgessaare lies at the Baltic Sea (direction NorthNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named West Estonia. The nearest bigger lake is Tihu (0.6 km2 at a height of around 13 meter above sea level) at a distance of 14.5 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Tornimägi with a height of 68 meter (at a distance of 16.9 km and direction SouthWest). The most nearby international border is the Latvian-Estonian border with a straight distance of 165.8 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 232 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 59%, low location: 41%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (at a distance of 143 km and direction EastNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kärdla Airport (at a distance of 21 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   21.6 km2 
 47.9% 
 Nature   9.8 km2 
 21.7% 
 Wet nature   1.3 km2 
 2.8% 
 Agriculture   11.3 km2 
 25% 
 Urban area   0.4 km2 
 0.9% 
 Rock-Sand   0.3 km2 
 0.7% 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 
 1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Kõrgessaare in country Estonia


Kõrgessaare at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Historic Centre (Old Town) of TallinnEstonia138 km EastNorthEast
2 Fortress of SuomenlinnaFinland192 km NorthEast
3 Struve Geodetic ArcBelarus,Estonia,Finland, Latvia,Lithuania,Norway, Republic of Moldova,Russian Federation, Sweden,Ukraine222 km EastNorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Kõrgessaare-MudasteEE0.4 km NorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Kärdla linn

Type of weather in Kärdla linnscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.46 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 38 minutes
Sunrise :06:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:01 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kärdla linn - EE (longitude: 22.4669, latitude: 58.9814)
Distance weather station to place (direction W): 0 Kilometers

22:00
2 degrees
1021 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
1:00
2 degrees
1021 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
4:00
1 degrees
1021 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
7:00
3 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
10:00
4 degrees
1021 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
13:00
4 degrees
1021 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
16:00
2 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
19:00
1 degrees
1022 mbar
clear skyweericoon










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