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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country East
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.3409,Lat: 62.2794 marker
Elevation26 meter above sea level
Local time19:33:35pm
At islandSvínoy
Name province/regionNorðoyar
Name SubregionKlaksvík

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kirkja4.7 km NorthNorthEast
2 Hattarvík6.7 km NorthEast
3 Norðtoftir9 km WestNorthWest
4 Hvannasund9.2 km WestNorthWest
5 Norðdepil9.8 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands36 km SouthWest
2 Glasgow   Scotland732 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland800 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Svínoy lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Eiðisvatn (0.9 km2 at a distance of 36.3 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Svínoy. The distance to the mainland is 408.6 km.

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 9%, low location: 78%, hill: 13%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 656 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 55 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Svínoy in country Faroe-islands

Svínoy 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 Ireland403 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland515 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland579 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 Norðoyar region

Type of weather in Norðoyar regionfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.72 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 990 mb
Humidity: 70 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Norðoyar region - FO (longitude: -6.3409, latitude: 62.2794)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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991 mbar
light snowweericoon
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993 mbar
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996 mbar
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996 mbar
light rainweericoon
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996 mbar
light rainweericoon
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993 mbar
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6 degrees
987 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
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980 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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