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General information - Location

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 time1:32:53am
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 
 Wet nature   0.8 km2 
 Agriculture   13.2 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1.1 km2 

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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Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.91 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:17 hour and 46 minutes
Sunrise :05:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:09 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

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