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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9407,Lat: 58.7886 marker
Elevation37 meter above sea level
Local time21:46:12pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Aikers1.3 km North
2 Sandwick1.3 km West
3 Linklater2.1 km SouthSouthWest
4 Suckquoy2.2 km WestSouthWest
5 Eastside2.6 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland343 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands416 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland503 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Lythes lies at the North Sea (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 27.2 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named South Ronaldsay. The distance to the mainland is 10.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 336.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 471 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 7%, low location: 93%, 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 318 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 19 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.1 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   39.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Lythes in country Scotland

Lythes 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 Ireland27 km NorthNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland312 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland317 km SouthSouthWest

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.2 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1025 mb
Humidity: 61 %
Daylength at 23 April 2024:15 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :06:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:44 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -2.9407, latitude: 58.7886)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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