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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 time20:43:59pm
Population17000 (1th largest city in country)
At islandStreymoy
Name province/regionStreymoy
Name SubregionTórshavn

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).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Tórshavn in country Faroe-islands

Tórshavn 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 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

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Hoyvík

Type of weather in Hoyvíkscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.21 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1028 mb
Humidity: 71 %
Daylength at 23 April 2024:15 hour and 37 minutes
Sunrise :06:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:13 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

5 degrees
1028 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
4 degrees
1026 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
3 degrees
1023 mbar
clear skyweericoon
6 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
7 degrees
1018 mbar
clear skyweericoon
7 degrees
1016 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1015 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
3 degrees
1014 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

Pressure (mbar)
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