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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.9706,Lat: 61.9891 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time13:08:43pm
At islandKoltur
Name Streymoy
Name Tórshavn

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Syðradalur4.5 km EastNorthEast
2 Hestur5.9 km SouthEast
3 Velbastaður6.1 km EastSouthEast
4 Norðradalur6.2 km NorthEast
5 Sund9.2 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands12 km East
2 Glasgow   Scotland707 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland782 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Koltur lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Søvagsvatn (3.2 km2 at a distance of 14.1 km in NorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Koltur. The distance to the mainland is 387.7 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 51%, hill: 29%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 681 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 18 km in NorthWestern direction).


Location of Koltur in country Faroe-islands

Koltur 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 Ireland391 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland476 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland568 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Bings mapsBings maps

Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Sandavagur: Sandavágur - Vágar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:01:09
Placename webcam: Sandavagur - Vágar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sandavagur

Name webcam: Kollafjorur › North: Kollafjørður - Streymoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:53:09
Placename webcam: Kollafjorur - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Kollafjorur

Name webcam: Kaldbaksbotnur: Streymoy

Current time

Current weather at Faroe Islands

Type of weather in Faroe Islandsovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :06:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Faroe Islands - FO (longitude: -6.9706, latitude: 61.9891)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

12 degrees
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1015 mbar
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