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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country East
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7157,Lat: 62.2151 marker
Elevation41 meter above sea level
Local time5:03:55am
Population1000 (9th largest city in country)
At islandEysturoy
Name Eysturoy
Name Eystur

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Norðragøta2 km SouthWest
2 Gøtugjógv2.7 km SouthWest
3 Syðrugøta3.6 km SouthWest
4 Syðradalur4.5 km NorthEast
5 Undir Gøtueiði5.1 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands21 km SouthSouthWest
2 Glasgow   Scotland728 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland784 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Leirvík lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 18.5 km in NorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Eysturoy. The distance to the mainland is 392.9 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 81%, hill: 17%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised).
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 673 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 34 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate


Location of Leirvík in country Faroe-islands


Leirvík 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 Ireland406 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland503 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland566 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 05:50:07
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 Eystur

Type of weather in Eysturovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 13.67 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1002 mb
Humidity: 79 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:19 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Eystur - FO (longitude: -6.7157, latitude: 62.2151)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0.01 Kilometers

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









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