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General information - Location

Crown DependencyIsle of Man (British Crown Dependency)
Part ofBritish Islands (not UK)
Location in country East
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -4.4022,Lat: 54.2309 marker
Elevation85 meter above sea level
Local time11:47:17am
Population2000 (6th largest city in country)
At islandMan

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Douglas9.5 km SouthWest
2 Ramsey9.8 km NorthNorthEast
3 Snugborough10.3 km WestSouthWest
4 Sulby11.3 km NorthNorthWest
5 Glen Vine11.4 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 DouglasIsle-of-man9.5 km SouthWest
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland107 km NorthWest
3 Dublin   Ireland159 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Laxey lies at the Irish Sea (direction SouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Solway Tweed. The nearest bigger lake is Ennerdale Water (2.9 km2 at a distance of 72.2 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 49%, hill: 50%, low mountains: 0%, The hills are mainly southeastern 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 126 km and direction NorthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Isle of Man Airport (at a distance of 22 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   2.2 km2 
 Nature   24.7 km2 
 Agriculture   26.6 km2 
 Urban area   1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Laxey in country Isle-of-man

Laxey at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 The English Lake DistrictUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland90 km East
2 Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in GwyneddUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland122 km South
3 The Slate Landscape of Northwest WalesUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland125 km South

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Carlingford Shore SACIE113 km West

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Laxey

Type of weather in Laxeybroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.13 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 3 December 2023:7 hour and 41 minutes
Sunrise :09:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Laxey - IM (longitude: -4.4022, latitude: 54.2309)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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