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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.3271,Lat: 60.0641 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time17:53:50pm
At islandMainland
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name Shetland Central

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Papil0.9 km NorthWest
2 Grunasound2.4 km North
3 Hamnavoe4.5 km North
4 Wester Quarff5.2 km NorthEast
5 Bremirehoull5.8 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands364 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland506 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland671 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Houss lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 15.6 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Mainland. The distance to the mainland is 167.5 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 476.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 667 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 66%, hill: 14%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Shetland Islands

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 365 km and direction East).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Sumburgh Airport (at a distance of 21 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   18.3 km2 
 Wet nature   11.6 km2 
 Agriculture   6.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Houss in country Scotland

Houss 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 Ireland160 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway371 km East
3 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland470 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Sandwick

Type of weather in Sandwickovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 13 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.19 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:18 hour and 4 minutes
Sunrise :05:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:13 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sandwick - GB (longitude: -1.3271, latitude: 60.0641)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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