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General information - Location

Crown DependencyIsle of Man (British Crown Dependency)
Part ofBritish Islands (not UK)
Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -4.649,Lat: 54.0752 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time5:37:28am
Population3000 (5th largest city in country)
At islandIsle of Man

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ballasalla2.5 km NorthEast
2 Colby4.2 km NorthWest
3 Port St Mary5.8 km West
4 Port Erin7 km WestNorthWest
5 Foxdale10.4 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 DouglasIsle-of-man14 km EastNorthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland101 km NorthWest
3 Dublin   Ireland135 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Castletown lies at the Irish Sea (direction SouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Llyn Alaw (4 km2 at a distance of 81 km in Southern direction).The place is located at an island named Isle of Man. The distance to the mainland is 29 km.


Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 14%, low location: 86%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised). The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Belfast International Airport (at a distance of 120 km and direction NorthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Isle of Man Airport (at a distance of 1.9 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.4 km2 
 1% 
 Nature   4.4 km2 
 11.7% 
 Wet nature   0.7 km2 
 1.8% 
 Agriculture   28.1 km2 
 74% 
 Urban area   2.3 km2 
 6.2% 
 Infrastructure   1.3 km2 
 3.5% 

Climate


Location of Castletown in country Isle-of-man


Castletown at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in GwyneddUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland107 km South
2 The English Lake DistrictUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland111 km EastNorthEast
3 The Slate Landscape of Northwest WalesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland112 km South

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Carlingford Shore SACIE95 km West

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: Laxey: Bungalow Station, Snaefell

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 05:38:50
Placename webcam: Laxey - Garff - Isle of Man
Bings maps Laxey

Name webcam: Laxey: Bungalow Station, A18 North

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:28:11
Placename webcam: Laxey - Garff - Isle of Man
Bings maps Laxey

Name webcam: Lezayre: Bungalow Railway Station

Current time


Current weather at Castletown

Type of weather in Castletownfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1022 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:11 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Castletown - IM (longitude: -4.649, latitude: 54.0752)
Distance weather station to place (direction WZW): 0 Kilometers

8:00
10 degrees
1022 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
11:00
12 degrees
1020 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
14:00
15 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
17:00
15 degrees
1012 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
20:00
14 degrees
1009 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon









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