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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 23.2425,Lat: 57.8026 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time20:32:55pm
At islandRuhnu
Name Saaremaa
Name Ruhnu

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kolka   39.5 km WestSouthWest
2 Roja   42 km SouthSouthWest
3 Mellsils   43 km WestSouthWest
4 Ģipka   43.5 km SouthWest
5 Kaltene   43.8 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Rīga   Latvia108 km SouthEast
2 TallinnEstonia198 km NorthNorthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland281 km North

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Ruhnu lies at the Gulf of Riga (direction South). The nearest bigger lake is Engures ezers (22.9 km2 at a distance of 53.7 km in Southern direction).The place is located at an island named Ruhnu. The distance to the mainland is 36.3 km.

The nearest mountain is Ruhnu with a height of 16 meter (at a distance of 0.6 km and direction North). The most nearby international border is the Latvian-Estonian border with a straight distance of 66.3 km in EastNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 93 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 46%, low location: 54%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Riga International Airport (at a distance of 108 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kuressaare Airport (at a distance of 65 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   6 km2 
 Nature   2 km2 
 Wet nature   1.2 km2 
 Agriculture   1.6 km2 
 Urban area   0.4 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Ruhnu in country Estonia

Ruhnu at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Historic Centre of RigaLatvia109 km SouthEast
2 Historic Centre (Old Town) of TallinnEstonia201 km NorthNorthEast
3 Struve Geodetic ArcBelarus,Estonia,Finland, Latvia,Lithuania,Norway, Republic of Moldova,Russian Federation, Sweden,Ukraine228 km NorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
RuhnuEE0.4 km EastNorthEast

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Kolka

Type of weather in Kolkaovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.76 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 65 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:6 hour and 43 minutes
Sunrise :07:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :14:40 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kolka - LV (longitude: 23.2425, latitude: 57.8026)
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