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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.326,Lat: 59.9208 marker
Elevation52 meter above sea level
Local time8:59:52am
At islandStord
Name Hordaland
Name Fitjar

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rubbestadneset12.1 km SouthSouthWest
2 Bekkjarvik12.4 km NorthNorthWest
3 Foldrøy14.1 km South
4 Svortland16.1 km SouthSouthWest
5 Sagvåg16.2 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway303 km East
2 København   Denmark635 km SouthEast
3 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands692 km WestNorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Fitjar lies at the North Sea (direction West).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named West. The nearest bigger lake is Stordalsvatnet (8.2 km2 at a height of around 50 meter above sea level) at a distance of 46.3 km in SouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Stord. The distance to the mainland is 2.8 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 504 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 9%, low location: 50%, hill: 40%, low mountains: 1%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
KYSTBYGDENE PÅ VESTLANDET

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 42 km and direction North).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stord Airport, Sørstokken (at a distance of 14 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   4.7 km2 
 7.6% 
 Nature   38.6 km2 
 62.3% 
 Wet nature   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 
 Agriculture   14.3 km2 
 23.1% 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 
 1.8% 
 Water - Lakes   2.9 km2 
 4.7% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Fitjar in country Norway


Fitjar at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway53 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway183 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway189 km NorthEast


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: Vage

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:48:32
Placename webcam: Vage - Rogaland - Norway
Bings maps Vage

Name webcam: Leirvik

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:58:47
Placename webcam: Leirvik - Vestland - Norway
Bings maps Leirvik

Name webcam: Leirvik: Leirvik Gjestehamn

Current time


Current weather at Fitjar

Type of weather in Fitjarscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 10.8 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 993 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:7 hour and 48 minutes
Sunrise :08:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:45 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Fitjar - NO (longitude: 5.326, latitude: 59.9208)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

10:00
4 degrees
996 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
4 degrees
1002 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
3 degrees
1009 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
3 degrees
1010 mbar
light snowweericoon

22:00
2 degrees
1009 mbar
light snowweericoon
1:00
2 degrees
1007 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
4:00
0 degrees
1001 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
7:00
2 degrees
996 mbar
light snowweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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