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St Margaret's Hope

St Margaret's Hope

General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.9634,Lat: 58.8251 marker
Elevation21 meter above sea level
Local time20:48:04pm
At islandSouth Ronaldsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Quindry1.7 km WestSouthWest
2 Widewall2.3 km SouthSouthWest
3 Eastside2.7 km SouthEast
4 Hoxa2.8 km WestNorthWest
5 Aikers3 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland346 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands411 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland506 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

St Margaret's Hope lies at the North Sea (direction North). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Harray (17.2 km2 at a distance of 23.1 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named South Ronaldsay. The distance to the mainland is 10.4 km.

The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 340.4 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 477 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 13%, low location: 87%, 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 322 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kirkwall Airport (at a distance of 15 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Agriculture   36.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of St Margaret's Hope in country Scotland

St Margaret's Hope 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 Ireland23 km NorthNorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland316 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland321 km SouthSouthWest

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Current weather at Orphir

Type of weather in Orphirbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.66 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1014 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 13 minutes
Sunrise :08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Orphir - GB (longitude: -2.9634, latitude: 58.8251)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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