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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 15.4151,Lat: 68.7017 marker
Elevation5 meter above sea level
Local time21:45:43pm
At islandLangoya-vesteralen
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionSortland

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)

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 
 Nature   7 km2 
 Wet nature   11.9 km2 
 Agriculture   9.2 km2 
 Urban area   3.9 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 

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)

Current weather at Sortland

Type of weather in Sortlandovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.23 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:9 hour and 10 minutes
Sunrise :07:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:46 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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