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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.1497,Lat: 58.8018 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time1:38:12am
At islandSouth Walls
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Wyng1.5 km West
2 Crockness2.5 km NorthWest
3 Rinnigill3 km NorthNorthWest
4 Longhope3 km West
5 Little Ayre3.3 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland341 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands409 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland500 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Hackness lies at the North Sea (direction NorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 21 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named South Walls. The distance to the mainland is 13.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 339.8 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 476 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 23%, low location: 77%, 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 318 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 22 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.3 km2 
 Wet nature   6.6 km2 
 Agriculture   19.7 km2 
 Urban area   1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hackness in country Scotland

Hackness 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 Ireland22 km North
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland313 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland318 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 993 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 28 minutes
Sunrise :06:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:26 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.1497, latitude: 58.8018)
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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