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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.6859,Lat: 59.2197 marker
Elevation2 meter above sea level
Local time13:02:17pm
At islandSanday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Stove1.5 km South
2 Calfsound3.6 km WestNorthWest
3 Millbounds4.5 km West
4 Benstonhall5.5 km West
5 Broughtown6.2 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands382 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland393 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland553 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Braeswick lies at the North Sea (direction NorthNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 30.6 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Sanday. The distance to the mainland is 63.5 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 381.8 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 535 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 22%, low location: 78%, The hills are mainly southeastern 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 367 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 5.9 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.4 km2 
 29.9% 
 Wet nature   0.8 km2 
 3.8% 
 Agriculture   13.2 km2 
 61.3% 
 Rock-Sand   1.1 km2 
 4.9% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Braeswick in country Scotland


Braeswick 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 Ireland38 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland362 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland366 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 17 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.85 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1014 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 24 June 2024:18 hour and 34 minutes
Sunrise :04:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:30 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.6859, latitude: 59.2197)
Distance weather station to place (direction OSO): 0 Kilometers

17:00
14 degrees
1013 mbar
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