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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9246,Lat: 59.1371 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time12:06:06pm
At islandEgilsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Skaill2.2 km NorthNorthWest
2 Brinian3.3 km West
3 Hawn3.5 km WestSouthWest
4 Banks4.2 km NorthWest
5 Sourin5.3 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland381 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands382 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland540 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

onziebust lies at the North Sea (direction East). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 15.2 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Egilsay. The distance to the mainland is 54 km.

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 13.7 km and direction WestSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 374.4 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 524 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 29%, low location: 70%, hill: 1%, The hills are mainly eastern 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 357 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 11 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.3 km2 
 Wet nature   0.7 km2 
 Agriculture   12 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of onziebust in country Scotland

onziebust 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 SouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland351 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland356 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kirkwall: harbour

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 12:50:40
Placename webcam: Kirkwall - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Kirkwall

Current weather at Orkney Islands

Type of weather in Orkney Islandsbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 10.29 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 997 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:15 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orkney Islands - GB (longitude: -2.9246, latitude: 59.1371)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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