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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 15.4151,Lat: 68.7017 marker
Elevation5 meter above sea level
Local time19:30:53pm
At islandLangoya-vesteralen
Name Nordland
Name Sortland

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Strand1.5 km EastSouthEast
2 Sigerfjord7.2 km SouthEast
3 Alsvåg23.1 km NorthNorthWest
4 Sandnes24.2 km SouthWest
5 Stokmarknes25.5 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway998 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden1055 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland1055 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sortland lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction EastNorthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Nordland. The nearest bigger lake is Storvatnet (6.8 km2 at a height of around 135 meter above sea level) at a distance of 39.3 km in Eastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Skardtindan with a height of 890 meter (at a distance of 17.9 km and direction NorthEast). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 101.2 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 142 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 62%, hill: 28%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is forest.

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 176 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stokmarknes Airport, Skagen (at a distance of 21 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   18.4 km2 
 35.6% 
 Nature   7 km2 
 13.5% 
 Wet nature   11.9 km2 
 23% 
 Agriculture   9.2 km2 
 17.9% 
 Urban area   3.9 km2 
 7.6% 
 Rock-Sand   1 km2 
 1.9% 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Sortland in country Norway


Sortland at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden177 km SouthEast
2 Rock Art of AltaNorway336 km EastNorthEast
3 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway376 km SouthSouthWest


Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Sortland: centre

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-12-09 19:14:06
Placename webcam: Sortland - Nordland - Norway
Bings maps Sortland


Current weather at Sortland

Type of weather in Sortlandclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: -1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.34 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 72 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sortland - NO (longitude: 15.4151, latitude: 68.7017)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

22:00
-4 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
1:00
-6 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
4:00
-7 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
7:00
-7 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon

10:00
-7 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
13:00
-7 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
16:00
-8 degrees
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
19:00
-8 degrees
1021 mbar
few cloudsweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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