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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.0392,Lat: 59.131 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time21:14:37pm
At islandRousay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Westness2.7 km NorthWest
2 Brinian3.3 km East
3 Hawn4 km EastSouthEast
4 Redland4 km SouthWest
5 Ervadale4.5 km NorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland379 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands380 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland537 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Frotoft lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 8.7 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Rousay. The distance to the mainland is 53 km.

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 8.4 km and direction SouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 374.7 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 525 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 11%, low location: 86%, hill: 3%, The hills are mainly northeastern 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 355 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 17 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   18.6 km2 
 39.7% 
 Wet nature   5.1 km2 
 10.9% 
 Agriculture   22.6 km2 
 48.4% 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 
 1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Frotoft in country Scotland


Frotoft 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 Ireland17 km SouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland350 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland355 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Orkney Islands

Type of weather in Orkney Islandsovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 11.76 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 66 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 12 minutes
Sunrise :08:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orkney Islands - GB (longitude: -3.0392, latitude: 59.131)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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