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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.0431,Lat: 62.5022 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time21:34:07pm
At islandGiske
Name province/regionMøre og Romsdal
Name SubregionGiske

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Leitebakk2.7 km South
2 Nordstrand4.8 km EastNorthEast
3 Ålesund6.8 km EastSouthEast
4 Hoffland8.1 km East
5 Roald9.9 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway382 km SouthEast
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands668 km West
3 Stockholm   Sweden747 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Giske lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction SouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Hornindalsvatnet (50.3 km2 at a height of around 52 meter above sea level) at a distance of 61.5 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Giske. The distance to the mainland is 9.1 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 310.8 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 435 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 37%, low location: 50%, hill: 13%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

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 249 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Ålesund Airport, Vigra (at a distance of 7.8 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.4 km2 
 32.9% 
 Wet nature   1.3 km2 
 6.4% 
 Agriculture   8.6 km2 
 43.9% 
 Urban area   2.4 km2 
 12.1% 
 Rock-Sand   0.5 km2 
 2.5% 
 Water - Lakes   0.4 km2 
 2.3% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Giske in country Norway


Giske at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and NærøyfjordNorway72 km SouthEast
2 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway150 km SouthSouthEast
3 BryggenNorway237 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Giske

Type of weather in Giskebroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 25 minutes
Sunrise :07:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Giske - NO (longitude: 6.0431, latitude: 62.5022)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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1010 mbar
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10:00
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