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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 time14:27:37pm
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 
 4% 
 Nature   24.7 km2 
 45.4% 
 Agriculture   26.6 km2 
 48.8% 
 Urban area   1 km2 
 1.8% 

Climate


Location of Laxey in country Isle-of-man


Laxey at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

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

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Lezayre › South: Bungalow Railway Station

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:27:33
Placename webcam: Lezayre - Ayre - Isle of Man
Bings maps Lezayre

Name webcam: Laxey: Bungalow Station, Snaefell

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 15:20:16
Placename webcam: Laxey - Garff - Isle of Man
Bings maps Laxey

Name webcam: Laxey: Bungalow Station, A18 North

Current time


Current weather at Laxey

Type of weather in Laxeybroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 25 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 61 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:15 hour and 3 minutes
Sunrise :06:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:54 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

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

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