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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.8814,Lat: 61.956 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time17:37:53pm
At islandHestur
Name province/regionStreymoy
Name SubregionTórshavn

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Velbastaður3.4 km NorthEast
2 Kirkjubøur4.7 km EastSouthEast
3 Skopun5.8 km SouthSouthWest
4 Koltur5.9 km NorthWest
5 Syðradalur7.2 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands11 km NorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland702 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland788 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Hestur lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 11.5 km in Southern direction).The place is located at an island named Hestur. The distance to the mainland is 381.7 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 70%, hill: 20%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 676 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 24 km in NorthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hestur in country Faroe-islands

Hestur 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 Ireland385 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland473 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland574 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Argir

Type of weather in Argirovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.29 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1022 mb
Humidity: 68 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:18 hour and 23 minutes
Sunrise :05:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:35 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Argir - FO (longitude: -6.8814, latitude: 61.956)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZW): 0.01 Kilometers

8 degrees
1022 mbar
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1021 mbar
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1021 mbar
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1020 mbar
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1019 mbar
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1018 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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