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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in country Southeast
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.7512,Lat: 62.0269 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time5:10:06am
Population17000 (1th largest city in country)
At islandStreymoy
Name Streymoy
Name Tórshavn

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hvítanes2.2 km NorthNorthWest
2 Nólsoy4.5 km SouthEast
3 Kaldbak5.5 km NorthWest
4 Sund5.6 km NorthWest
5 Æðuvík5.6 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands0 km East
2 Glasgow   Scotland708 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland791 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Tórshavn lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Sandsvatn (0.6 km2 at a distance of 19.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 14%, low location: 81%, hill: 5%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 671 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 28 km in WestNorthWestern direction).


Location of Tórshavn in country Faroe-islands

Tórshavn 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 Ireland389 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland482 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland575 km NorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Klaksvik: road

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:07:14
Placename webcam: Klaksvik - Norðoyar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Klaksvik

Name webcam: Nolsoy › South-East: Nólsoy - Streymoy

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 05:51:37
Placename webcam: Nolsoy - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Nolsoy

Name webcam: Runavik: Runavík - Eysturoy

Current time

Current weather at Hoyvík

Type of weather in Hoyvíkovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.55 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1003 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:19 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Hvítanes - FO (longitude: -6.7512, latitude: 62.0269)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0.01 Kilometers

12 degrees
996 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11 degrees
986 mbar
light rainweericoon
9 degrees
984 mbar
light rainweericoon
8 degrees
987 mbar
light rainweericoon
6 degrees
990 mbar
light rainweericoon

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