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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 time21:00:38pm
At islandFugloy
Name province/regionNorðoyar
Name SubregionFugloy

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

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Norðoyar region

Type of weather in Norðoyar regionlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.51 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 990 mb
Humidity: 71 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Norðoyar region - FO (longitude: -6.3172, latitude: 62.3195)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
5 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
995 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
995 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
987 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
980 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
975 mbar
moderate rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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