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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -7.3031,Lat: 62.0749 marker
Elevation77 meter above sea level
Local time20:05:28pm
Population1000 (8th largest city in country)
At islandVágar
Name province/regionVágar
Name SubregionSørvágur

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Vatnsoyrar2.8 km EastSouthEast
2 Bøur3.8 km NorthWest
3 Miðvágur5.8 km SouthEast
4 Gásadalur7.9 km NorthWest
5 Sandavágur8.4 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands29 km EastSouthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland720 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland762 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sørvágur lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Søvagsvatn (3.2 km2 at a distance of 2.2 km in EastSouthEastern 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): 5%, low location: 83%, hill: 12%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised).
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 700 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 1.8 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Sørvágur in country Faroe-islands

Sørvágur 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 Ireland409 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland482 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland549 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 Vágar region

Type of weather in Vágar regionlight intensity drizzle rain weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.26 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 27 minutes
Sunrise :08:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:54 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Vágar region - FO (longitude: -7.3031, latitude: 62.0749)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
1007 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
7 degrees
1004 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
7 degrees
1002 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1002 mbar
light rainweericoon
7 degrees
1002 mbar
moderate rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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