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General information - Location

CountryNorway
Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 15.4509,Lat: 68.6973 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time20:24:56pm
At islandHinnoya
Name province/regionNordland
Name SubregionSortland

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Sortland1.5 km WestNorthWest
2 Sigerfjord6.1 km SouthSouthEast
3 Alsvåg24 km NorthNorthWest
4 Sandnes25.2 km SouthWest
5 Stokmarknes26.4 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway998 km South
2 Helsinki   Finland1054 km SouthEast
3 Stockholm   Sweden1054 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Strand lies at the Norwegian Sea (direction SouthWest).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 37.7 km in Eastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Skardtindan with a height of 890 meter (at a distance of 16.9 km and direction NorthEast). The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 99.7 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 140 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 9%, low location: 63%, hill: 24%, low mountains: 4%, 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 175 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 
 36.2% 
 Nature   5.7 km2 
 11.2% 
 Wet nature   11.9 km2 
 23.4% 
 Agriculture   8.7 km2 
 17.2% 
 Urban area   3.9 km2 
 7.8% 
 Rock-Sand   1.9 km2 
 3.7% 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Strand in country Norway


Strand at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Laponian AreaSweden176 km SouthEast
2 Rock Art of AltaNorway335 km EastNorthEast
3 Vegaøyan – The Vega ArchipelagoNorway376 km SouthSouthWest


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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: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.48 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South East
Air pressure: 998 mb
Humidity: 74 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:9 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :07:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:50 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sortland - NO (longitude: 15.4509, latitude: 68.6973)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

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