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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country East
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.5814,Lat: 62.2248 marker
Elevation116 meter above sea level
Local time5:16:15am
Population5000 (2nd largest city in country)
At islandBorðoy
Name Norðoyar
Name Klaksvík

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Norðoyri2.3 km SouthEast
2 Ánirnar3.4 km NorthNorthEast
3 Árnafjørður4.2 km NorthEast
4 Syðradalur5 km NorthWest
5 Haraldsund5.6 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands24 km SouthWest
2 Glasgow   Scotland728 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland791 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Klaksvík lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 24.8 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Borðoy. The distance to the mainland is 403.1 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 57%, hill: 40%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 667 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 41 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate


Location of Klaksvík in country Faroe-islands


Klaksvík 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 Ireland403 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland506 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland571 km NorthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Klaksvik: road

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:07:14
Placename webcam: Klaksvik - Norðoyar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Klaksvik

Name webcam: Syradalur, Kal › East

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 05:17:26
Placename webcam: Syradalur, Kal - Norðoyar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Syradalur, Kal

Name webcam: Runavik: Runavík - Eysturoy

Current time


Current weather at Klaksvík

Type of weather in Klaksvíkovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.46 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1002 mb
Humidity: 78 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Klaksvík - FO (longitude: -6.5814, latitude: 62.2248)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

8:00
12 degrees
995 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11:00
11 degrees
985 mbar
light rainweericoon
14:00
9 degrees
983 mbar
light rainweericoon
17:00
7 degrees
986 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
6 degrees
989 mbar
light rainweericoon









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