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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.948,Lat: 58.7997 marker
Elevation79 meter above sea level
Local time20:01:07pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Lythes1.3 km South
2 Eastside1.7 km EastNorthEast
3 Sandwick1.8 km SouthWest
4 Widewall1.8 km WestNorthWest
5 Suckquoy2.9 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland344 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands414 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland504 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Aikers lies at the North Sea (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 25.9 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named South Ronaldsay. The distance to the mainland is 10.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 337.5 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 472 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 9%, low location: 91%, The hills are mainly southeastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 319 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 18 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   39.2 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Aikers in country Scotland

Aikers at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Heart of Neolithic OrkneyUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland26 km NorthNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland313 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland318 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.26 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1003 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :08:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:33 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -2.948, latitude: 58.7997)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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