Hotels at Sandur Hotels at Sandur


General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.8167,Lat: 61.8349 marker
Elevation10 meter above sea level
Local time12:27:30pm
At islandSandoy
Name Sandoy
Name Sandur

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Skarvanes5.9 km SouthSouthEast
2 Skúvoy7.2 km South
3 Húsavík7.7 km SouthEast
4 Skálavík8 km EastSouthEast
5 Skopun8.5 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands22 km NorthNorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland688 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland796 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sandur lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 0.7 km in NorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Sandoy. The distance to the mainland is 359.8 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 4%, low location: 65%, hill: 31%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 670 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 35 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).


Location of Sandur in country Faroe-islands

Sandur 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 Ireland372 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland461 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland585 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Bings mapsBings maps

Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Hestur: Gamlarætt - Streymoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:21:07
Placename webcam: Hestur - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Hestur

Name webcam: Tórshavn › North-East: Faroe Islands

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:08:46
Placename webcam: Tórshavn - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Trshavn

Name webcam: Tórshavn › South

Current time

Current weather at Sandur

Type of weather in Sandurbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 13 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.59 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 11 minutes
Sunrise :06:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:37 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Sandur - FO (longitude: -6.8167, latitude: 61.8349)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0.01 Kilometers

12 degrees
1019 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
12 degrees
1018 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
1016 mbar
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11 degrees
1015 mbar
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11 degrees
1014 mbar
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