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Little Ayre

Little Ayre

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.206,Lat: 58.8057 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time21:34:27pm
At islandHoy
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name Stromness and South Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Longhope1 km South
2 Wyng1.9 km EastSouthEast
3 Crockness2 km EastNorthEast
4 Rinnigill2.5 km NorthEast
5 Lyness2.8 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland341 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands407 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland499 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Little Ayre lies at the North Sea (direction East). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 19.9 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 340.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 477 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 14%, low location: 86%, hill: 0%, 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 319 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 24 km in NorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   11.8 km2 
 Wet nature   13.8 km2 
 Agriculture   19.5 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Little Ayre in country Scotland

Little Ayre 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 Ireland21 km NorthNorthEast
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 Ireland319 km South

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.49 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1025 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 23 April 2024:15 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :06:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:45 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -3.206, latitude: 58.8057)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

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