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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -0.8713,Lat: 60.7964 marker
Elevation47 meter above sea level
Local time18:47:49pm
At islandUnst
Name Scotland
Name Shetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Burrafirth0.4 km NorthNorthWest
2 Haroldswick2.3 km EastSouthEast
3 Valsgarth2.7 km East
4 Clibberswick3.3 km EastSouthEast
5 Norwick3.5 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands341 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland592 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway648 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Quoys lies at the North Sea (direction North). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Cliff (1 km2 at a distance of 0.1 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Unst. The distance to the mainland is 255.3 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 560.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 784 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 90%, hill: 0%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Shetland Islands

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 339 km and direction EastSouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   29.9 km2 
 50.5% 
 Wet nature   11.1 km2 
 18.8% 
 Agriculture   17.2 km2 
 28.9% 
 Water - Lakes   1.1 km2 
 1.8% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Quoys in country Scotland


Quoys 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 Ireland240 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway343 km EastSouthEast
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway448 km East


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 11.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1008 mb
Humidity: 60 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:5 hour and 51 minutes
Sunrise :10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :15:51 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -0.8713, latitude: 60.7964)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0.01 Kilometers

22:00
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1010 mbar
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4:00
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1013 mbar
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1016 mbar
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