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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.4224,Lat: 60.5062 marker
Elevation24 meter above sea level
Local time1:18:30am
At islandOsterøyni
Name province/regionHordaland
Name SubregionOsterøy

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hylkje3.8 km West
2 Lonevåg5.1 km EastNorthEast
3 Ytre Arna5.1 km South
4 Hausvik7.7 km SouthSouthEast
5 Leknes7.9 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 OsloNorway302 km EastSouthEast
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands673 km WestNorthWest
3 København   Denmark679 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Valestrandfossen lies at the North Sea (direction SouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named West. The nearest bigger lake is Osterøyni (7.6 km2 at a height of around 153 meter above sea level) at a distance of 9.4 km in EastNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Osterøyni. The distance to the mainland is 0.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the Swedish-Norwegian border with a straight distance of 364.1 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 510 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 6%, low location: 75%, hill: 18%, 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 Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 26 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Stord Airport, Sørstokken (at a distance of 80 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   31.6 km2 
 Nature   8.1 km2 
 Agriculture   18.7 km2 
 Urban area   3.3 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Valestrandfossen in country Norway

Valestrandfossen at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 BryggenNorway13 km SouthSouthWest
2 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway137 km NorthEast
3 Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage SiteNorway189 km EastSouthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Hylkje

Type of weather in Hylkjebroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.47 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 39 minutes
Sunrise :06:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Hylkje - NO (longitude: 5.4224, latitude: 60.5062)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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