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General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 15.4509,Lat: 68.6973 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time1:11:04am
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)

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 
 Nature   5.7 km2 
 Wet nature   11.9 km2 
 Agriculture   8.7 km2 
 Urban area   3.9 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1.9 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 

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

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: 13 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.42 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 1)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 69 %
Daylength at 18 June 2024:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 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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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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