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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9045,Lat: 58.8645 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time23:36:52pm
At islandBurray
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hillside1.8 km WestSouthWest
2 Southtown2 km South
3 Burray Village2.3 km SouthSouthWest
4 St Mary's3.8 km North
5 Graemeshall4.1 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland351 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands409 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland512 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Northtown lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 22.3 km in NorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Burray. The distance to the mainland is 22.8 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 344.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 482 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 28%, low location: 72%, The hills are mainly southwestern 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 326 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 10 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   3.5 km2 
 13.5% 
 Agriculture   20.8 km2 
 79.8% 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 
 1.2% 
 Infrastructure   0.4 km2 
 1.6% 
 Rock-Sand   1 km2 
 3.9% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Northtown in country Scotland


Northtown 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 Ireland22 km NorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland321 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland326 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Kirkwall

Type of weather in Kirkwalllight intensity drizzle weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1011 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 18 June 2024:18 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise :04:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:25 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.9045, latitude: 58.8645)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

2:00
11 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
10 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
8:00
10 degrees
1016 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
11:00
10 degrees
1018 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
14:00
10 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon
17:00
9 degrees
1020 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
20:00
9 degrees
1020 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
23:00
9 degrees
1020 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon










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