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General information - Location

Location in country Northeast
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 30,Lat: 69.417 marker
Elevation21 meter above sea level
Local time3:07:04am
Name province/regionFinnmark#Finnmárku
Name SubregionSør-Varanger

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kuyetsyarvi Ozero   6.6 km EastNorthEast
2 Nikel   9.3 km SouthSouthEast
3 Gornyy   28.2 km East
4 Bjørnevatn28.5 km NorthNorthWest
5 Hesseng30.2 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Helsinki   Finland1052 km South
2 Tallinn   Estonia1137 km South
3 Stockholm   Sweden1254 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Barents Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 19 km (direction NorthNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Patsoyoki main - Lower, part of the larger catchment area Teno-, Näätämö- and Paatsjoki (Finnish part). The nearest bigger lake is Svanevatn (8.4 km2 at a distance of 0 km in Eastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Russian-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 0.3 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 0.4 km.
Elevation around place: low location: 100%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (at a distance of 35 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   4.7 km2 
 Wet nature   14.2 km2 
 Agriculture   3.7 km2 
 Water - Lakes   9 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of in country Norway

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Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rock Art of AltaNorway274 km West
2 Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå Sweden534 km SouthSouthWest
3 Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky IslandsRussian Federation548 km SouthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Nikel

Type of weather in Nikelclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.86 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :01:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Nikel - RU (longitude: 30, latitude: 69.417)
Distance weather station to place (direction W): 0 Kilometers

18 degrees
1016 mbar
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1014 mbar
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19 degrees
1014 mbar
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18 degrees
1015 mbar
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1015 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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