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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country Northeast
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.9427,Lat: 62.3264 marker
Elevation22 meter above sea level
Local time3:30:57am
At islandEysturoy
Name Streymoy
Name Sunda

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Funningur4.6 km SouthSouthWest
2 Elduvík5.1 km South
3 Oyndarfjørður7 km SouthSouthEast
4 Eiði8.5 km West
5 Hellurnar8.6 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands35 km South
2 Glasgow   Scotland743 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland769 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Gjógv lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 6.7 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Eysturoy. The distance to the mainland is 392.9 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 2%, low location: 22%, hill: 65%, low mountains: 9%, moderate high mountains: 1%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 687 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 34 km in SouthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Gjógv in country Faroe-islands

Gjógv 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 Ireland422 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland513 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland549 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Syrugota: Syðrugøta

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-02-06 04:23:13
Placename webcam: Syrugota - Eysturoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Syrugota

Name webcam: Syrugota: Gøtueiði - Eysturoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-02-06 04:21:01
Placename webcam: Syrugota - Eysturoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Syrugota

Name webcam: Hosvik › North-East

Current time

Current weather at Gjógv

Type of weather in Gjógvovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.9 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 6 February 2023:7 hour and 58 minutes
Sunrise :09:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:40 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gjógv - FO (longitude: -6.9427, latitude: 62.3264)
Distance weather station to place (direction ONO): 0 Kilometers

9 degrees
1015 mbar
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8 degrees
1014 mbar
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1012 mbar
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6 degrees
1013 mbar
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6 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1018 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1021 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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