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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 time7:04:08am
At islandVágar
Name Vágar
Name Vága

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).


Location of Vatnsoyrar in country Faroe-islands

Vatnsoyrar 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 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)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Saksun › West

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 07:38:41
Placename webcam: Saksun - Streymoy region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Saksun

Name webcam: Sandavagur: Sandavágur - Vágar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 07:45:35
Placename webcam: Sandavagur - Vágar region - Faroe Islands
Bings maps Sandavagur

Name webcam: Sorvagur › North-East: Vagar airport

Current time

Current weather at Vágar region

Type of weather in Vágar regionlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.17 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:21 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Vágar region - FO (longitude: -7.2501, latitude: 62.0746)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

11 degrees
990 mbar
light rainweericoon
9 degrees
983 mbar
light rainweericoon
7 degrees
988 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon

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