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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.326,Lat: 59.9208 marker
Elevation52 meter above sea level
Local time20:02:33pm
At islandStord
Name province/regionHordaland
Name SubregionFitjar

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)

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 
 Nature   38.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.3 km2 
 Agriculture   14.3 km2 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 
 Water - Lakes   2.9 km2 

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)

Current weather at Fitjar

Type of weather in Fitjarlight intensity shower rain weericoon
Current temperature: 17 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:17 hour and 44 minutes
Sunrise :04:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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