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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.304,Lat: 59.7946 marker
Elevation23 meter above sea level
Local time21:02:42pm
At islandBømlo
Name province/regionHordaland
Name SubregionBømlo

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rubbestadneset3.2 km NorthWest
2 Sagvåg5.3 km EastSouthEast
3 Svortland6.6 km West
4 Melandsvågen7.4 km WestSouthWest
5 Valvatna7.9 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway305 km East
2 København   Denmark627 km SouthEast
3 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands697 km WestNorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Foldrøy lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast).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 41.5 km in EastSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Bømlo. The distance to the mainland is 6.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 361.1 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 506 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 94%, hill: 3%, The hills are mainly eastern 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 Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 56 km and direction North).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stord Airport, Sørstokken (at a distance of 2.1 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   28.8 km2 
 Nature   16.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.3 km2 
 Agriculture   4.5 km2 
 Urban area   1.9 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.5 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Foldrøy in country Norway

Foldrøy at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway67 km North
2 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway185 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway201 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 Folderøy

Type of weather in Folderøybroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.82 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :07:47 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:56 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Folderøy - NO (longitude: 5.304, latitude: 59.7946)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

1 degrees
1017 mbar
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1016 mbar
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1013 mbar
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1009 mbar
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1007 mbar
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1006 mbar
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1006 mbar
moderate rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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