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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7575,Lat: 61.4563 marker
Elevation75 meter above sea level
Local time13:17:50pm
At islandSuðuroy
Name Suðuroy
Name Sumba

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Lopra1.6 km SouthWest
2 Nes1.7 km North
3 Víkarbyrgi2.2 km SouthSouthEast
4 Porkeri3.2 km NorthNorthEast
5 Vágur3.5 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands64 km NorthNorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland647 km South
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland767 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Akrar lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 42.9 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named Suðuroy. The distance to the mainland is 321.3 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 4%, low location: 78%, hill: 18%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised).
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 636 km and direction South).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 73 km in Northern direction).

Climate


Location of Akrar in country Faroe-islands


Akrar at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland336 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland420 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland612 km NorthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Porkeri: Suðuroy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 12:58:32
Placename webcam: Porkeri - Suðuroy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Porkeri

Name webcam: Sumba › North-East: Akraberg Lighthouse

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:25:10
Placename webcam: Sumba - Suðuroy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sumba

Name webcam: Sumba: Akraberg

Current time


Current weather at Kráir

Type of weather in Kráirscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.74 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 7 minutes
Sunrise :06:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:35 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Kráir - FO (longitude: -6.7575, latitude: 61.4563)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

17:00
12 degrees
1018 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
20:00
12 degrees
1017 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
23:00
12 degrees
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
2:00
12 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
5:00
12 degrees
1013 mbar
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