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General information - Location

CountryScotland
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 time7:21:01am
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 
 6.5% 
 Nature   26.9 km2 
 63.9% 
 Wet nature   9.3 km2 
 22.2% 
 Agriculture   2.9 km2 
 7% 
 Rock-Sand   0.2 km2 
 0.5% 

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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Current weather at Portree

Type of weather in Portreemoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.94 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 27 May 2024:17 hour and 19 minutes
Sunrise :05:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:00 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

11:00
12 degrees
1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
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13 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
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12 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
10 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
23:00
10 degrees
1009 mbar
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2:00
10 degrees
1008 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
5:00
11 degrees
1007 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
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1006 mbar
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