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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7639,Lat: 61.4713 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time14:32:39pm
At islandSuðuroy
Name Suðuroy
Name Vágur

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Akrar1.7 km South
2 Porkeri1.9 km EastNorthEast
3 Vágur2.5 km WestNorthWest
4 Lopra3.2 km SouthSouthWest
5 Víkarbyrgi3.7 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands62 km NorthNorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland648 km South
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland769 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Nes lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 41.2 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named Suðuroy. The distance to the mainland is 321.3 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 5%, low location: 80%, hill: 15%, 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 Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 638 km and direction South).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 71 km in Northern direction).


Location of Nes in country Faroe-islands

Nes 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 Ireland338 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland422 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland611 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Porkeri: Suðuroy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 12:58:32
Placename webcam: Porkeri - Suðuroy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Porkeri

Name webcam: Sumba › North-East: Akraberg Lighthouse

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 15:26:46
Placename webcam: Sumba - Suðuroy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sumba

Name webcam: Sumba: Akraberg

Current time

Current weather at Vágur

Type of weather in Vágurfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.65 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 7 minutes
Sunrise :06:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:35 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Vágur - FO (longitude: -6.7639, latitude: 61.4713)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

12 degrees
1018 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
12 degrees
1017 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
1015 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
1013 mbar
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