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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -0.8664,Lat: 60.7584 marker
Elevation19 meter above sea level
Local time20:01:03pm
At islandUnst
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Baliasta1.7 km NorthWest
2 Caldback2.9 km SouthWest
3 Haroldswick3.8 km NorthEast
4 Quoys4.2 km North
5 Clibberswick4.5 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands343 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland588 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway648 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Baltasound lies at the North Sea (direction SouthSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 2.4 km in NorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Unst. The distance to the mainland is 255.3 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 556 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 778 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 14%, low location: 86%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Shetland Islands

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 338 km and direction EastSouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   33.7 km2 
 Wet nature   5.2 km2 
 Agriculture   19.4 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Baltasound in country Scotland

Baltasound 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 Ireland236 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway342 km EastSouthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway448 km East

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 12.12 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 14 June 2024:19 hour and 6 minutes
Sunrise :04:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:36 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -0.8664, latitude: 60.7584)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0.01 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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