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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.2438,Lat: 58.7846 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time23:54:52pm
At islandHoy
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Brims0.8 km SouthSouthEast
2 Melsetter1.1 km WestNorthWest
3 Longhope2.8 km EastNorthEast
4 Little Ayre3.2 km NorthEast
5 Wyng4.3 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland338 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands408 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland496 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Hurliness lies at the North Sea (direction NorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 22.1 km in Northern direction).The place is located at an island named Hoy. The distance to the mainland is 12.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 339.1 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 475 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 90%, The hills are mainly southern 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 316 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 28 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   12.7 km2 
 Wet nature   8.6 km2 
 Agriculture   14 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Hurliness in country Scotland

Hurliness 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 Ireland24 km NorthNorthEast
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland311 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland316 km South

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirlight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 6.64 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 23 minutes
Sunrise :07:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:24 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.2438, latitude: 58.7846)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

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