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 time9:49:41am
At islandSandoy
Name province/regionSandoy
Name SubregionSandur

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).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Sandur in country Faroe-islands

Sandur 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 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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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Sandur

Type of weather in Sandurlight snow weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 70 %
Daylength at 3 December 2023:5 hour and 49 minutes
Sunrise :10:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:11 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

3 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1017 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1017 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1017 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1018 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1018 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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