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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.193,Lat: 59.2569 marker
Elevation13 meter above sea level
Local time22:02:05pm
At islandKarmøy
Name province/regionRogaland
Name SubregionKarmøy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kopervik7.1 km EastNorthEast
2 Våre8.1 km NorthEast
3 Sandve9.1 km South
4 Visnes10.7 km NorthNorthEast
5 Skudeneshamn12.4 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway322 km East
2 København   Denmark592 km SouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland684 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Åkrehamn/Vedavågen lies at the North Sea (direction SouthSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named SE South West. The nearest bigger lake is Storavatnet (9 km2 at a height of around 26 meter above sea level) at a distance of 55.6 km in SouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Karmøy. The distance to the mainland is 0.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 360.4 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 505 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 15%, low location: 85%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is nature.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Stavanger Airport, Sola (at a distance of 49 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (at a distance of 9.9 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.5 km2 
 Nature   18.7 km2 
 Agriculture   15.5 km2 
 Urban area   6.2 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Åkrehamn/Vedavågen in country Norway

Åkrehamn/Vedavågen at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway127 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway205 km EastNorthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway257 km NorthNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Åkrehamn

Type of weather in Åkrehamnovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 0 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 0)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 11 minutes
Sunrise :07:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Åkrehamn - NO (longitude: 5.193, latitude: 59.2569)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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