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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 16.1712,Lat: 68.7733 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time20:15:15pm
At islandHinnoya
Name province/regionTroms#Romsa
Name SubregionKvæfjord

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kasfjord9.5 km NorthEast
2 Harstad15.4 km EastNorthEast
3 Evenskjær26.6 km SouthEast
4 Fjelldal28.3 km SouthEast
5 Sigerfjord30.5 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway1014 km SouthSouthWest
2 Helsinki   Finland1047 km SouthSouthEast
3 Stockholm   Sweden1059 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Borkenes lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction West).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Storvatnet (6.8 km2 at a height of around 135 meter above sea level) at a distance of 16.1 km in SouthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Skardtindan with a height of 890 meter (at a distance of 16 km and direction West). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 84.7 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 119 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 45%, hill: 47%, low mountains: 4%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
FJORDBYGDENE I NORDLAND OG TROMS

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 148 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes (at a distance of 38 km in SouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   30.5 km2 
 62.3% 
 Nature   4.8 km2 
 9.9% 
 Wet nature   4.4 km2 
 9.1% 
 Agriculture   8.3 km2 
 16.9% 
 Urban area   0.7 km2 
 1.3% 
 Rock-Sand   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Borkenes in country Norway


Borkenes at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden170 km SouthSouthEast
2 Rock Art of AltaNorway305 km EastNorthEast
3 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway398 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Borkenes

Type of weather in Borkenesfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 14 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.76 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Borkenes - NO (longitude: 16.1712, latitude: 68.7733)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0.01 Kilometers

23:00
13 degrees
1013 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
2:00
15 degrees
1012 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
5:00
18 degrees
1012 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
8:00
21 degrees
1012 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
11:00
21 degrees
1013 mbar
clear skyweericoon
14:00
19 degrees
1014 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
17:00
17 degrees
1014 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
20:00
13 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon










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