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General information - Location

CountryIceland
Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -21.9038,Lat: 64.1367 marker
Elevation25 meter above sea level
Local time6:42:04am
Population120000 (1th largest city in country)
At islandIceland
Name Reykjavíkurborg

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kópavogur3.1 km SouthSouthWest
2 Garðabær5 km SouthWest
3 Seltjarnarnes5.1 km NorthWest
4 Álftanes6.2 km West
5 Hafnarfjörður7.8 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 ReykjavíkIceland0 km East
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands791 km SouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland1337 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Reykjavík lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction North).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Northeast Atlantic Ocean coastal catchments and small basins. The nearest bigger lake is Elliðavatn (1.7 km2 at a distance of 7 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Kistufell with a height of 909 meter (at a distance of 18.7 km and direction EastNorthEast).The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Brennisteinsfjöll (Crater rows) at a distance of 24.6 km (direction SouthSouthWest).
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 19%, low location: 81%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is highly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Keflavik International Airport (at a distance of 38 km and direction West).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Reykjavik Airport (at a distance of 1.9 km in Western direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.6 km2 
 3.5% 
 Wet nature   1 km2 
 2.3% 
 Agriculture   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 
 Urban area   30.2 km2 
 66.2% 
 Infrastructure   3.5 km2 
 7.6% 
 Water - Lakes   0.1 km2 
 0.1% 

Climate


Location of Reykjavík in country Iceland


Reykjavík at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Þingvellir National ParkIceland44 km East
2 SurtseyIceland112 km South
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland247 km EastSouthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Hliar

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 07:05:19
Placename webcam: Hliar - Capital Region - Iceland
Bings maps Hliar

Name webcam: Reykholt: Blikdalsá

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 07:35:55
Placename webcam: Reykholt - Southern Region - Iceland
Bings maps Reykholt

Name webcam: Garur: Blikdalsá

Current time


Current weather at Reykjavik

Type of weather in Reykjavikovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 19.55 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 8)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 984 mb
Humidity: 66 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 1 minutes
Sunrise :09:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:19 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Reykjavik - IS (longitude: -21.9038, latitude: 64.1367)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

8:00
8 degrees
986 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11:00
7 degrees
994 mbar
light rainweericoon
14:00
8 degrees
1003 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
17:00
8 degrees
1007 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
20:00
7 degrees
1009 mbar
few cloudsweericoon









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