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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.7473,Lat: 59.2284 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time16:33:52pm
At islandEday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Millbounds2.4 km SouthSouthWest
2 Benstonhall2.7 km SouthWest
3 Braeswick3.6 km EastSouthEast
4 Stove4.3 km SouthEast
5 West Side6.8 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands379 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland393 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland553 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Calfsound lies at the North Sea (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 27.6 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Eday. The distance to the mainland is 56.9 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 383.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 536 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 19%, low location: 81%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 368 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 4.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   12.2 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   9.5 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Calfsound in country Scotland

Calfsound 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 Ireland36 km SouthWest
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 Ireland367 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 Pierowalllight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.43 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:17 hour and 33 minutes
Sunrise :05:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:54 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.7473, latitude: 59.2284)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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