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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country East
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.6063,Lat: 62.2738 marker
Elevation20 meter above sea level
Local time21:11:54pm
At islandKunoy
Name province/regionNorðoyar
Name SubregionKunoy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ánirnar2.5 km SouthSouthEast
2 Kunoy4 km NorthWest
3 Árnafjørður4 km SouthEast
4 Syðradalur4.4 km WestSouthWest
5 Húsar4.7 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands29 km SouthSouthWest
2 Glasgow   Scotland734 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland787 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Haraldsund lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction East). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 22.6 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Kunoy. The distance to the mainland is 412.9 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 6%, low location: 51%, hill: 43%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 669 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 42 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Haraldsund in country Faroe-islands


Haraldsund 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 Ireland409 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland511 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland567 km NorthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Norðoyar region

Type of weather in Norðoyar regionlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.79 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 991 mb
Humidity: 72 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:40 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Norðoyar region - FO (longitude: -6.6063, latitude: 62.2738)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
1:00
4 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
5 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
5 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
10:00
6 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
5 degrees
992 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
16:00
6 degrees
987 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
5 degrees
979 mbar
light rainweericoon
22:00
6 degrees
975 mbar
moderate rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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