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North Sandwick

North Sandwick

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.0019,Lat: 60.6532 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time21:17:16pm
At islandYell
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Gutcher1.8 km North
2 Cunnister2 km West
3 Snevlabreck2.7 km North
4 Sellafirth2.9 km WestNorthWest
5 Colvister3.4 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands342 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland574 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway655 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

North Sandwick lies at the North Sea (direction SouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 14.1 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Yell. The distance to the mainland is 231.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 543.4 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 761 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 51%, low location: 49%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.

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 345 km and direction EastSouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   4.8 km2 
 Wet nature   31.7 km2 
 Agriculture   5.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of North Sandwick in country Scotland

North Sandwick 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 Ireland222 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway349 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway458 km East

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Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braelight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 13.39 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 27 February 2024:10 hour and 10 minutes
Sunrise :08:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -1.0019, latitude: 60.6532)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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