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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 time16:21:32pm
At islandSuðuroy
Name province/regionSuðuroy
Name SubregionSumba

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 - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Akrar in country Faroe-islands

Akrar at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

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)

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Current weather at Kráir

Type of weather in Kráirovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.65 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1022 mb
Humidity: 78 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:18 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise :05:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:30 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kráir - FO (longitude: -6.7575, latitude: 61.4563)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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