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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 13.8447,Lat: 68.1302 marker
Elevation2 meter above sea level
Local time3:00:01am
At islandVestvågøya
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionVestvågøy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Leknes9.2 km West
2 Gravdal12.9 km West
3 Ballstad14.3 km WestSouthWest
4 Henningsvær15.1 km EastNorthEast
5 Kabelvåg27.7 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway922 km South
2 Stockholm   Sweden1006 km SouthSouthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland1038 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Stamsund lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction East).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 76.9 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 15.3 km and direction NorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 119.7 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 168 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 22%, low location: 67%, hill: 11%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

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 267 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Leknes Airport (at a distance of 10 km in Western direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   3.8 km2 
 16.4% 
 Nature   12.2 km2 
 52.4% 
 Wet nature   3.4 km2 
 14.4% 
 Agriculture   2.9 km2 
 12.2% 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 
 4.6% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Stamsund in country Norway


Stamsund at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden183 km EastSouthEast
2 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway293 km SouthSouthWest
3 Rock Art of AltaNorway424 km NorthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Leknes

Type of weather in Leknesfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 19 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.17 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 91 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Leknes - NO (longitude: 13.8447, latitude: 68.1302)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

5:00
16 degrees
1012 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
8:00
17 degrees
1012 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
11:00
18 degrees
1013 mbar
clear skyweericoon
14:00
18 degrees
1013 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
17:00
16 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
20:00
14 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
23:00
14 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
2:00
15 degrees
1014 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon










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