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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.682,Lat: 60.3281 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time1:01:47am
At islandPapa Stour
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name Shetland West

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Sandness3.5 km SouthSouthEast
2 Norby4.1 km SouthSouthEast
3 Dale of Walls7.8 km South
4 West Burrafirth8.6 km SouthEast
5 Mid Walls10.5 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands330 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland528 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland689 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Biggings lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 24.9 km in SouthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Papa Stour. The distance to the mainland is 201.3 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 21.4 km and direction EastSouthEast). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 504 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 706 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 38%, low location: 62%, 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 382 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   10 km2 
 Agriculture   7.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Biggings in country Scotland

Biggings 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 Ireland172 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway387 km East
3 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland486 km WestSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Shetland Islands

Type of weather in Shetland Islandsovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.64 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 99 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:18 hour and 5 minutes
Sunrise :05:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:15 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Shetland Islands - GB (longitude: -1.682, latitude: 60.3281)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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