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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.8969,Lat: 59.3469 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time0:49:35am
At islandPapa Westray
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Backaskaill0.7 km SouthWest
2 Gayfield1.5 km SouthSouthWest
3 Skaill3.5 km WestNorthWest
4 Windywalls4.1 km WestNorthWest
5 Rackwick4.7 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands364 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland404 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland562 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Holland lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 29 km in SouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Papa Westray. The distance to the mainland is 76 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 397.3 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 556 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 42%, low location: 58%, 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 380 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 19 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   2 km2 
 14.3% 
 Wet nature   0.2 km2 
 1.7% 
 Agriculture   11.2 km2 
 80.5% 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 
 3.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Holland in country Scotland


Holland 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 Ireland43 km SouthWest
2 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland372 km WestSouthWest
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland375 km SouthSouthWest


Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.98 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 994 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 31 minutes
Sunrise :06:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:26 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.8969, latitude: 59.3469)
Distance weather station to place (direction ONO): 0 Kilometers

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996 mbar
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