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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 time13:57:36pm
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


Location of Hvannasund in country Faroe-islands


Hvannasund at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

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


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kirkja › North-West: Norðoyar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:40:03
Placename webcam: Kirkja - Norðoyar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Kirkja

Name webcam: Kirkja › South-East: Norðoyar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:25:05
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 regionscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.92 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 17 minutes
Sunrise :06:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

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

17:00
12 degrees
1017 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
20:00
11 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
23:00
11 degrees
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
2:00
11 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
5:00
11 degrees
1012 mbar
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