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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country South
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.8846,Lat: 61.9039 marker
Elevation110 meter above sea level
Local time7:12:32am
At islandSandoy
Name Sandoy
Name Skopun

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hestur5.8 km NorthNorthEast
2 Kirkjubøur7.4 km NorthEast
3 Sandur8.5 km South
4 Velbastaður9 km NorthNorthEast
5 Koltur10.5 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands16 km NorthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland697 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland790 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skopun lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 6.2 km in SouthSouthEastern 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): 3%, low location: 53%, hill: 44%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 675 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 27 km in NorthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Skopun in country Faroe-islands

Skopun 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 Ireland381 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland467 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland577 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

Youtube filmpje van SkopunVideo's op youtube van Skopun
Vimeo SkopunVideo's op Vimeo
TikTok SkopunTikTok
Instagram SkopunInstagram
flickr foto's en afbeeldingen van SkopunFlickr
Bings mapsBings maps

Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Velbastaur: Velbastaður - Streymoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 07:52:02
Placename webcam: Velbastaur - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Velbastaur

Name webcam: Tórshavn › North-East: Faroe Islands

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:00:11
Placename webcam: Tórshavn - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Trshavn

Name webcam: Tórshavn › South

Current time

Current weather at Sandur

Type of weather in Sandurovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.35 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 70 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandur - FO (longitude: -6.8846, latitude: 61.9039)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0.01 Kilometers

1 degrees
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
1 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
1 degrees
1008 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
3 degrees
1001 mbar
light snowweericoon

5 degrees
995 mbar
4 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
4 degrees
992 mbar
light snowweericoon
4 degrees
992 mbar
light snowweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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