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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.8967,Lat: 58.8475 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time20:06:34pm
At islandBurray
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Burray Village1.3 km West
2 Northtown2 km North
3 Hillside2.2 km NorthWest
4 Grimness2.4 km SouthSouthWest
5 Eastside4.5 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland350 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands411 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland510 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Southtown lies at the North Sea (direction SouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 23.9 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 342.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 479 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 80%, The hills are mainly northern 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 325 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 12 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   2.7 km2 
 11.2% 
 Agriculture   19.2 km2 
 80.2% 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 
 2.6% 
 Infrastructure   0.4 km2 
 1.7% 
 Rock-Sand   1 km2 
 4.2% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Southtown in country Scotland


Southtown 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 Ireland24 km NorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland319 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland324 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 Kirkwallfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.8967, latitude: 58.8475)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

22:00
5 degrees
1014 mbar
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1008 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
4:00
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1001 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
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1002 mbar
light rainweericoon
10:00
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1002 mbar
light rainweericoon
13:00
7 degrees
1002 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
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1003 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
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1004 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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