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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.5954,Lat: 59.0956 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time1:16:24am
At islandStronsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Stebb Hill0.7 km NorthEast
2 Holland1.1 km South
3 Grobister1.6 km North
4 Everbay1.8 km NorthEast
5 Kirbuster2.1 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland381 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands396 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland542 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Dishes lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 34.2 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Stronsay. The distance to the mainland is 52.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 367.6 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 515 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 37%, low location: 63%, The hills are mainly southwestern 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 354 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 15 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   4.1 km2 
 14.1% 
 Agriculture   23.8 km2 
 82.6% 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 
 1.4% 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 
 1.9% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Dishes in country Scotland


Dishes 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 West
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland349 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland353 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Kirkwall

Type of weather in Kirkwallbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.12 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 995 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :06:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:25 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.5954, latitude: 59.0956)
Distance weather station to place (direction ONO): 0 Kilometers

5:00
6 degrees
991 mbar
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990 mbar
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992 mbar
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14:00
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995 mbar
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17:00
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999 mbar
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20:00
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1003 mbar
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23:00
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1006 mbar
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