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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 13.6286,Lat: 68.1459 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time2:10:16am
At islandVestvågøya
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionVestvågøy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Gravdal4.7 km SouthWest
2 Ballstad8.9 km SouthSouthWest
3 Stamsund9.2 km East
4 Henningsvær24 km East
5 Reine32.5 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway923 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden1010 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland1045 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Leknes lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction SouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Storvatnet (6.7 km2 at a height of around 55 meter above sea level) at a distance of 86 km in EastSouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Vestvågøya. The distance to the mainland is 49 km.

The nearest mountain is Himmeltindan with a height of 964 meter (at a distance of 8.6 km and direction NorthNorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 128.3 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 180 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 23%, low location: 64%, 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
LOFOTEN OG VESTERÅLEN

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 272 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Leknes Airport (at a distance of 1.1 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   12.3 km2 
 19% 
 Nature   15.6 km2 
 24% 
 Wet nature   12.9 km2 
 19.8% 
 Agriculture   19.8 km2 
 30.4% 
 Urban area   3.4 km2 
 5.2% 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 
 Water - Lakes   0.7 km2 
 1.1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Leknes in country Norway


Leknes at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden192 km EastSouthEast
2 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway291 km SouthSouthWest
3 Rock Art of AltaNorway431 km NorthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Leknes

Type of weather in Leknesovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.24 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 64 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:15 hour and 47 minutes
Sunrise :05:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:58 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Leknes - NO (longitude: 13.6286, latitude: 68.1459)
Distance weather station to place (direction OSO): 0 Kilometers

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