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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 17.9503,Lat: 69.2443 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time14:18:33pm
At islandSenja
Name province/regionTroms#Romsa
Name SubregionLenvik

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Finnsnes1.9 km SouthEast
2 Gibostad13.1 km NorthNorthEast
3 Sørreisa13.9 km SouthEast
4 Moen30.2 km EastSouthEast
5 Andselv30.3 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Helsinki   Finland1064 km SouthSouthEast
2 OsloNorway1087 km SouthSouthWest
3 Stockholm   Sweden1106 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Silsand lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction EastNorthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Troms. The nearest bigger lake is Finnfjordvatnet (10.4 km2 at a height of around 24 meter above sea level) at a distance of 7.5 km in Eastern direction).The place is located at an island named Senja. The distance to the mainland is 0.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 75.7 km in SouthSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 106 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 12%, low location: 64%, hill: 23%, low mountains: 2%, The hills are mainly flatern 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 Tromsø Airport, Langnes (at a distance of 61 km and direction NorthNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Bardufoss Airport (at a distance of 32 km in SouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   22.7 km2 
 Nature   3.3 km2 
 Wet nature   8.1 km2 
 Agriculture   7.6 km2 
 Urban area   2.9 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Silsand in country Norway

Silsand at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden212 km South
2 Rock Art of AltaNorway219 km EastNorthEast
3 Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå Sweden438 km SouthSouthEast

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Finnsnes › North

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 13:49:15
Placename webcam: Finnsnes - Troms og Finnmark - Norway
Bings maps Finnsnes

Name webcam: Finnsnes: F84 Gumpen (Brøstadbotn)

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 13:43:01
Placename webcam: Finnsnes - Troms og Finnmark - Norway
Bings maps Finnsnes

Current weather at Finnsnes

Type of weather in Finnsnesscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: -17 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.4 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 91 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Finnsnes - NO (longitude: 17.9503, latitude: 69.2443)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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