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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 time16:03:18pm
At islandSuðuroy
Name province/regionSuðuroy
Name SubregionPorkeri

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).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Porkeri in country Faroe-islands

Porkeri 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 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

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Vágur

Type of weather in Vágurovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.76 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1022 mb
Humidity: 78 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:18 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :05:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:30 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

8 degrees
1022 mbar
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1022 mbar
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1019 mbar
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9 degrees
1018 mbar
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9 degrees
1018 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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