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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 16.8282,Lat: 68.3409 marker
Elevation4 meter above sea level
Local time20:41:34pm
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionBallangen

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Liland15.6 km North
2 Håkvik21.1 km EastNorthEast
3 Ramsund21.2 km NorthWest
4 Bogen21.4 km NorthNorthEast
5 Narvik26.8 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway978 km SouthSouthWest
2 Helsinki   Finland992 km SouthSouthEast
3 Stockholm   Sweden1009 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Ballangen lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction EastNorthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Børsvatnet (11.8 km2 at a height of around 89 meter above sea level) at a distance of 3.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

The nearest mountain is Stetinden with a height of 1391 meter (at a distance of 21.7 km and direction SouthSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 31.2 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 44 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 6%, low location: 42%, hill: 35%, low mountains: 14%, moderate high mountains: 2%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 170 km and direction NorthNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes (at a distance of 18 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   37.9 km2 
 Nature   15.2 km2 
 Wet nature   2.5 km2 
 Agriculture   11.5 km2 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 
 Water - Lakes   2.9 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Ballangen in country Norway

Ballangen at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden116 km SouthSouthEast
2 Rock Art of AltaNorway308 km NorthEast
3 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway374 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Ballangen

Type of weather in Ballangenclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:9 hour and 54 minutes
Sunrise :07:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:01 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Ballangen - NO (longitude: 16.8282, latitude: 68.3409)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

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