Hotels at Sourin Hotels at Sourin


General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9988,Lat: 59.1659 marker
Elevation11 meter above sea level
Local time13:31:25pm
At islandRousay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ervadale0.5 km WestNorthWest
2 Banks1.1 km SouthEast
3 Skaill3.5 km EastSouthEast
4 Brinian3.8 km South
5 Wasbister3.9 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands377 km NorthNorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland383 km SouthSouthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland541 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Sourin lies at the North Sea (direction EastSouthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 11.7 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Rousay. The distance to the mainland is 53 km.

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 13 km and direction SouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 378.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 529 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 12%, low location: 85%, hill: 3%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Edinburgh Airport (at a distance of 360 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 13 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   20.8 km2 
 Wet nature   5.1 km2 
 Agriculture   18.1 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Sourin in country Scotland

Sourin 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 Ireland354 km SouthSouthWest
3 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland359 km WestSouthWest

Social media - Maps

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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 14:21:48
Placename webcam: Kirkwall - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Kirkwall

Current weather at Pierowall

Type of weather in Pierowallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 15.54 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:15 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Pierowall - GB (longitude: -2.9988, latitude: 59.1659)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

7 degrees
999 mbar
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990 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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