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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.609,Lat: 59.1184 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time20:34:54pm
At islandStronsay
Name Scotland
Name Orkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Grobister1.1 km SouthSouthEast
2 Everbay1.9 km SouthEast
3 Stebb Hill2.4 km SouthSouthEast
4 Hunton2.4 km North
5 Whitehall Village2.6 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland383 km SouthSouthWest
2 T├│rshavn   Faroe-islands394 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland545 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Aith lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 33.3 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Stronsay. The distance to the mainland is 52.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 370.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 518 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 42%, low location: 58%, The hills are mainly western 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 357 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 12 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   2.9 km2 
 Agriculture   29 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Aith in country Scotland

Aith 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 Ireland36 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland351 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland355 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Kirkwall

Type of weather in Kirkwallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 12.61 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 67 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:6 hour and 22 minutes
Sunrise :09:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:13 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.609, latitude: 59.1184)
Distance weather station to place (direction ONO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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