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Burray Village

Burray Village

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9183,Lat: 58.8448 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time21:25:38pm
At islandBurray
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Southtown1.3 km East
2 Hillside1.4 km NorthNorthWest
3 Grimness2 km South
4 Northtown2.3 km NorthNorthEast
5 St Margaret's Hope3.4 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland349 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands411 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland509 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Burray Village lies at the North Sea (direction South). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 23.2 km in NorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Burray. The distance to the mainland is 22.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 342.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 479 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 18%, low location: 82%, The hills are mainly northern 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 324 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 13 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   2.7 km2 
 Wet nature   0.1 km2 
 Agriculture   24.2 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.2 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Burray Village in country Scotland

Burray Village 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 Ireland23 km NorthNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland319 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland323 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Kirkwall

Type of weather in Kirkwallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.66 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 77 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.9183, latitude: 58.8448)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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