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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7401,Lat: 61.4836 marker
Elevation41 meter above sea level
Local time6:06:42am
At islandSuðuroy
Name Suðuroy
Name Porkeri

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Nes1.9 km WestSouthWest
2 Hov2.8 km North
3 Akrar3.2 km SouthSouthWest
4 Vágur4 km West
5 Víkarbyrgi4.6 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands61 km NorthNorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland649 km South
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland770 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Porkeri lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 39.9 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): 8%, low location: 84%, hill: 7%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 639 km and direction South).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 70 km in Northern direction).


Location of Porkeri in country Faroe-islands

Porkeri 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 Ireland423 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: Sumba: Akraberg

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:27:37
Placename webcam: Sumba - Suðuroy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sumba

Name webcam: Sumba › West: Akraberg Lighthouse

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:58:14
Placename webcam: Sumba - Suðuroy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sumba

Name webcam: Sumba › North-East: Akraberg Lighthouse

Current time

Current weather at Vágur

Type of weather in Vágurovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.92 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1004 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:19 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Vágur - FO (longitude: -6.7401, latitude: 61.4836)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

11 degrees
999 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
10 degrees
986 mbar
light rainweericoon
8 degrees
988 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
992 mbar
light rainweericoon

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