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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.0181,Lat: 60.3342 marker
Elevation78 meter above sea level
Local time1:29:33am
At islandWhalsay
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Huxter2.1 km EastNorthEast
2 Marrister2.8 km NorthNorthEast
3 Brough3.9 km NorthEast
4 Isbister4.2 km EastNorthEast
5 Neap5.5 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands360 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland541 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway655 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Symbister lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 17.8 km in WestSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Whalsay. The distance to the mainland is 220.3 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 16.1 km and direction West). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 508 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 711 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 54%, low location: 46%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bergen Airport, Flesland (at a distance of 345 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   14.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.1 km2 
 Agriculture   4.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Symbister in country Scotland

Symbister 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 Ireland194 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway351 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway468 km East

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Shetland Islands

Type of weather in Shetland Islandslight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.68 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 996 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:14 hour and 38 minutes
Sunrise :06:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Shetland Islands - GB (longitude: -1.0181, latitude: 60.3342)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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