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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.0706,Lat: 57.3904 marker
Elevation96 meter above sea level
Local time22:17:23pm
At islandIsle of Raasay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionHighland
Name Eilean a'Cheo

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Balmeanach0.6 km EastNorthEast
2 Glame2.2 km NorthNorthEast
3 Oskaig2.6 km SouthSouthWest
4 Clachan4.3 km SouthSouthWest
5 Camastianavaig5.1 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland210 km SouthSouthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland312 km South
3 Douglas   Isle-of-man374 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Balachuirn lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Lundie (1.4 km2 at a distance of 25.8 km in EastNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Isle of Raasay. The distance to the mainland is 6.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 270.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 378 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 50%, hill: 49%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 196 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Benbecula Airport (at a distance of 78 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   2.7 km2 
 Nature   26.9 km2 
 Wet nature   9.3 km2 
 Agriculture   2.9 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Balachuirn in country Scotland

Balachuirn at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland156 km WestNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland225 km SouthEast
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland237 km SouthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Broadford: Broadford Bay - Applecross

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 23:14:38
Placename webcam: Broadford - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Broadford

Current weather at Portree

Type of weather in Portreeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.01 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 992 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 51 minutes
Sunrise :09:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:41 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Portree - GB (longitude: -6.0706, latitude: 57.3904)
Distance weather station to place (direction OSO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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