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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.6736,Lat: 59.0942 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time1:38:27am
At islandStronsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Dishes4.5 km East
2 Grobister4.5 km EastNorthEast
3 Aith4.6 km EastNorthEast
4 Holland4.7 km EastSouthEast
5 Stebb Hill5 km East

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland380 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands394 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland541 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Rothiesholm lies at the North Sea (direction NorthNorthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 29.7 km in WestNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Stronsay. The distance to the mainland is 52.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 367.9 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 515 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 46%, low location: 54%, The hills are mainly western 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 353 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 12 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   5.1 km2 
 Agriculture   11.1 km2 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Rothiesholm in country Scotland

Rothiesholm 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 Ireland32 km West
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland348 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland352 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Kirkwall

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Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.93 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:17 hour and 44 minutes
Sunrise :05:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:08 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.6736, latitude: 59.0942)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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