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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.6015,Lat: 59.2541 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time1:05:24am
At islandSanday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Lady3.1 km East
2 Burness3.9 km NorthNorthEast
3 Scar4.3 km NorthNorthEast
4 Braeswick6.2 km WestSouthWest
5 Newark6.5 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands381 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland398 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland559 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Broughtown lies at the North Sea (direction NorthNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 36.4 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 385.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 539 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 66%, low location: 34%, 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 372 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 12 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Wet nature   8.1 km2 
 Agriculture   27 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.6 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Broughtown in country Scotland

Broughtown 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 Ireland44 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland366 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland371 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: -2.6015, latitude: 59.2541)
Distance weather station to place (direction OSO): 0.01 Kilometers

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