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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 time12:29:43pm
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).


Location of Skopun in country Faroe-islands

Skopun 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 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
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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: Kaldbaksbotnur: Streymoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:10:41
Placename webcam: Kaldbaksbotnur - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Kaldbaksbotnur

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

Current weather at Sandur

Type of weather in Sandurbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 13 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.37 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:16 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise :06:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:38 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

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

12 degrees
1019 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
12 degrees
1018 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
1015 mbar
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11 degrees
1013 mbar
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