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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in countryCenter
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -7.1461,Lat: 62.0558 marker
Elevation36 meter above sea level
Local time13:25:54pm
At islandVágar
Name Vágar
Name Vága

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Miðvágur2.9 km West
2 Vatnsoyrar5.8 km NorthWest
3 Kvívík8.3 km NorthEast
4 Sørvágur8.4 km WestNorthWest
5 Stykkið8.5 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands21 km EastSouthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland716 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland771 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sandavágur lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Søvagsvatn (3.2 km2 at a distance of 4.2 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Vágar. The distance to the mainland is 396.5 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 2%, low location: 66%, hill: 32%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 691 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 6.9 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Climate


Location of Sandavágur in country Faroe-islands


Sandavágur 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 Ireland402 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland481 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland557 km NorthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Sorvagur › North-East: Vagar airport

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:04:22
Placename webcam: Sorvagur - Vágar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sorvagur

Name webcam: Sandavagur: Sandavágur - Vágar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:23:08
Placename webcam: Sandavagur - Vágar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sandavagur

Name webcam: Saksun › West

Current time


Current weather at Miðvágur

Type of weather in Miðvágurovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.6 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 14 minutes
Sunrise :06:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:40 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Miðvágur - FO (longitude: -7.1461, latitude: 62.0558)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

17:00
12 degrees
1017 mbar
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20:00
11 degrees
1016 mbar
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23:00
11 degrees
1015 mbar
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2:00
10 degrees
1013 mbar
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5:00
11 degrees
1012 mbar
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