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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country East
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.516,Lat: 62.2953 marker
Elevation25 meter above sea level
Local time8:37:50am
At islandViðoy
Name Norðoyar
Name Hvannasund

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Norðdepil0.5 km WestNorthWest
2 Norðtoftir2 km SouthSouthWest
3 Árnafjørður4.5 km SouthSouthWest
4 Haraldsund5.3 km WestSouthWest
5 Ánirnar5.5 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands32 km SouthWest
2 Glasgow   Scotland735 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland791 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Hvannasund lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 27.3 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Viðoy. The distance to the mainland is 414 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 4%, low location: 52%, hill: 44%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 665 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 48 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hvannasund in country Faroe-islands

Hvannasund 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 Ireland408 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland514 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland570 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: Kirkja › North-West: Norðoyar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 09:29:24
Placename webcam: Kirkja - Norðoyar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Kirkja

Name webcam: Kirkja › South-East: Norðoyar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 09:29:00
Placename webcam: Kirkja - Norðoyar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Kirkja

Name webcam: Svinoy › North-East

Current time

Current weather at Norðoyar region

Type of weather in Norðoyar regionovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 11.5 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1014 mb
Humidity: 65 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :09:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Norðoyar region - FO (longitude: -6.516, latitude: 62.2953)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

1 degrees
1014 mbar
light snowweericoon
1 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
1 degrees
1009 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
2 degrees
1001 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon

6 degrees
994 mbar
5 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon
3 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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