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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 16.1712,Lat: 68.7733 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time23:00:15pm
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)

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 
 Nature   4.8 km2 
 Wet nature   4.4 km2 
 Agriculture   8.3 km2 
 Urban area   0.7 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.3 km2 

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

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Borkenes

Type of weather in Borkeneslight snow weericoon
Current temperature: -0 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.26 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1004 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:9 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :07:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:42 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

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