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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 time2:59:46am
Population5000 (2nd largest city in country)
At islandBorðoy
Name province/regionNorðoyar
Name SubregionKlaksvík

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 - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Klaksvík in country Faroe-islands


Klaksvík 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 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)


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Current weather at Klaksvík

Type of weather in Klaksvíklight snow weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.4 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise :08:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:51 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

4:00
1 degrees
1006 mbar
light snowweericoon
7:00
2 degrees
1007 mbar
light snowweericoon
10:00
4 degrees
1008 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
4 degrees
1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
5 degrees
1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
5 degrees
1006 mbar
light rainweericoon
22:00
7 degrees
1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
1:00
7 degrees
1008 mbar
moderate rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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