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General information - Location

CountryFaroe Islands
Location in countryCenter
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -7.2501,Lat: 62.0746 marker
Elevation71 meter above sea level
Local time21:19:44pm
At islandVágar
Name province/regionVágar
Name SubregionVága

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Sørvágur2.8 km WestNorthWest
2 Miðvágur3.4 km SouthEast
3 Sandavágur5.8 km SouthEast
4 Bøur6.5 km WestNorthWest
5 Válur9.8 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 TórshavnFaroe-islands27 km EastSouthEast
2 Glasgow   Scotland720 km South
3 Reykjavík   Iceland765 km NorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Atlantic Ocean is very close with only a distance of around 4 km (direction WestNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Søvagsvatn (3.2 km2 at a distance of 0.2 km in SouthWestern 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): 4%, low location: 79%, hill: 17%, 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 697 km and direction EastSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vágar Airport (at a distance of 1.9 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Vatnsoyrar in country Faroe-islands


Vatnsoyrar 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 Ireland407 km SouthSouthEast
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland482 km SouthSouthWest
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland551 km NorthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Vágar region

Type of weather in Vágar regionlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.4 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 991 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 3 minutes
Sunrise :08:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:43 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Vágar region - FO (longitude: -7.2501, latitude: 62.0746)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
1:00
4 degrees
994 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
5 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
6 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
10:00
6 degrees
996 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
5 degrees
992 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
16:00
6 degrees
985 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
6 degrees
978 mbar
light rainweericoon
22:00
6 degrees
974 mbar
moderate rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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