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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country East
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.3172,Lat: 62.3195 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time8:35:31am
At islandFugloy
Name Norðoyar
Name Fugloy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hattarvík2.5 km EastNorthEast
2 Svínoy4.7 km SouthSouthWest
3 Hvannasund10.7 km West
4 Norðdepil11.2 km West
5 Norðtoftir11.3 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands40 km SouthWest
2 Glasgow   Scotland736 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland800 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Kirkja lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 37.8 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Fugloy. The distance to the mainland is 417.1 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 18%, low location: 75%, hill: 8%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 656 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 58 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Kirkja in country Faroe-islands


Kirkja 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 Ireland406 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland520 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland578 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 :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: Hattarvik › South-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: 11.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 64 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :09:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:17 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Norðoyar region - FO (longitude: -6.3172, latitude: 62.3195)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0.01 Kilometers

10:00
1 degrees
1014 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
1 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
16:00
1 degrees
1009 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19:00
2 degrees
1002 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon

22:00
6 degrees
994 mbar
snowweericoon
1:00
5 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
5 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
3 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon










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