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General information - Location

CountryNorthern Ireland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country East
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -5.9278,Lat: 54.5962 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time5:26:20am
Population334000 (1th largest city in country)
Name Northern Ireland
Name Belfast
Name Shaftesbury

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Dundonald8.3 km EastSouthEast
2 Newtownabbey8.6 km NorthNorthEast
3 Glengormley8.7 km North
4 Carryduff9.1 km South
5 Holywood9.5 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 BelfastNorthern-ireland0 km East
2 Douglas   Isle-of-man105 km SouthEast
3 Dublin   Ireland143 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Belfast lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthEast).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 12.3 km in Western direction).

The nearest mountain is Divis with a height of 478 meter (at a distance of 5.8 km and direction WestNorthWest). The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 58.8 km in SouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 82 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 30%, low location: 68%, hill: 1%, The hills are mainly southeastern orientated. The surroundings of the place is highly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Belfast/Lisburn

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Belfast International Airport (at a distance of 20 km and direction WestNorthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is George Best Belfast City Airport (at a distance of 4.3 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1 km2 
 1.3% 
 Nature   2.3 km2 
 3% 
 Agriculture   4.3 km2 
 5.5% 
 Urban area   56.1 km2 
 71.9% 
 Infrastructure   4.2 km2 
 5.3% 
 Water - Lakes   2 km2 
 2.5% 

Climate


Location of Belfast in country Northern-ireland


Belfast 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 Ireland81 km NorthNorthWest
2 Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the BoyneIreland107 km SouthSouthWest
3 New LanarkUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland181 km EastNorthEast


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: Newtownabbey

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-24 20:30:40
Placename webcam: Newtownabbey - Northern Ireland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Newtownabbey

Name webcam: Carrickfergus › North-East

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 05:48:08
Placename webcam: Carrickfergus - Northern Ireland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Carrickfergus

Name webcam: Lurgan: A12

Current time


Current weather at Belfast

Type of weather in Belfastovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.06 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1023 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :08:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:16 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Belfast - GB (longitude: -5.9278, latitude: 54.5962)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

8:00
11 degrees
1022 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11:00
15 degrees
1018 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
14:00
15 degrees
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
17:00
13 degrees
1011 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
20:00
14 degrees
1007 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon









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