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General information - Location

CountryNorthern Ireland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country East
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -5.6672,Lat: 54.6592 marker
Elevation14 meter above sea level
Local time19:14:47pm
Population61000 (6th largest city in country)
Name Northern Ireland
Name North Down
Name Bangor Castle

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Helen's Bay4.6 km WestNorthWest
2 Newtownards7.5 km SouthSouthWest
3 Donaghadee8.6 km EastSouthEast
4 Holywood9.3 km West
5 Millisle10.7 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 BelfastNorthern-ireland18 km West
2 Douglas   Isle-of-man95 km SouthEast
3 Dublin   Ireland154 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Bangor lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction North).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named North Eastern. The nearest bigger lake (reservoir) is Stonyford Reservoir (0.5 km2 at a distance of 30.5 km in Western direction).

The nearest mountain is Divis with a height of 478 meter (at a distance of 22.9 km and direction West). The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 73.1 km in SouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 102 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 4%, low location: 96%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The surroundings of the place is highly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Bangor Coastline

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Belfast International Airport (at a distance of 35 km and direction WestNorthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is George Best Belfast City Airport (at a distance of 14 km in Western direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   2.7 km2 
 5.1% 
 Agriculture   26.5 km2 
 51.1% 
 Urban area   18.7 km2 
 35.9% 

Climate


Location of Bangor in country Northern-ireland


Bangor at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Giant's Causeway and Causeway CoastUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland84 km NorthNorthWest
2 Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the BoyneIreland120 km SouthWest
3 New LanarkUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland164 km EastNorthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Carrickfergus › North-East

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-06-27 19:31:06
Placename webcam: Carrickfergus - Northern Ireland - United Kingdom
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Name webcam: Bangor › East

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-06-27 20:10:42
Placename webcam: Bangor - Northern Ireland - United Kingdom
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Current weather at North Down

Type of weather in North Downlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 15 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.17 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 66 %
Daylength at 27 June 2022:17 hour and 16 minutes
Sunrise :05:47 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:03 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

North Down - GB (longitude: -5.6672, latitude: 54.6592)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

23:00
13 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
2:00
12 degrees
1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
13 degrees
1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
8:00
13 degrees
1006 mbar
light rainweericoon
11:00
13 degrees
1005 mbar
moderate rainweericoon









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