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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 12.6272,Lat: 66.0177 marker
Elevation8 meter above sea level
Local time1:20:34am
At islandAlsta
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionAlstahaug

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Leland15.2 km EastNorthEast
2 Silvalen15.7 km WestSouthWest
3 Tjøtta23.3 km SouthSouthWest
4 Nesna26.7 km NorthEast
5 Mosjøen32.9 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway683 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden801 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland902 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sandnessjøen lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction EastSouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Hundålvatnet (8 km2 at a height of around 199 meter above sea level) at a distance of 21.8 km in SouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Alsta. The distance to the mainland is 0.4 km.

The nearest mountain is Botnkrona with a height of 1072 meter (at a distance of 6.2 km and direction South). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 87 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 122 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 16%, low location: 55%, hill: 11%, low mountains: 17%, moderate high mountains: 0%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Trondheim Airport, Værnes (at a distance of 295 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Sandnessjøen Airport, Stokka (at a distance of 9.9 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   7.9 km2 
 Nature   4.9 km2 
 Wet nature   0.6 km2 
 Agriculture   7.9 km2 
 Urban area   4.2 km2 
 Rock-Sand   8.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Sandnessjøen in country Norway

Sandnessjøen at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway60 km SouthWest
2 Laponian AreaSweden263 km NorthEast
3 Røros Mining Town and the CircumferenceNorway386 km South

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Sandnessjøen

Type of weather in Sandnessjøenscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.6 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1004 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:15 hour and 23 minutes
Sunrise :05:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:50 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandnessjøen - NO (longitude: 12.6272, latitude: 66.0177)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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