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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.4278,Lat: 59.2937 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time1:43:39am
At islandSanday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Northwall0.9 km West
2 Sellibister4 km WestSouthWest
3 Newark4.7 km WestSouthWest
4 Hollandstoun7.8 km North
5 Lady8 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands383 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland405 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland567 km SouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Lettan lies at the North Sea (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 47.3 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Sanday. The distance to the mainland is 63.5 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 388.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 544 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 93%, low location: 7%, The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 377 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 23 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   0.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.9 km2 
 Agriculture   8.3 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Lettan in country Scotland

Lettan 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 Ireland55 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland372 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland376 km SouthSouthWest

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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 Pierowallmoderate rain weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.88 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:17 hour and 47 minutes
Sunrise :05:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:09 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.4278, latitude: 59.2937)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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