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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -6.114,Lat: 57.3372 marker
Elevation8 meter above sea level
Local time18:02:08pm
At islandSkye
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionHighland
Name Eilean a'Cheo

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Gedintailor0.5 km NorthNorthWest
2 Balmeanach0.6 km South
3 Peinchorran1.4 km South
4 Upper Ollach1.7 km NorthNorthWest
5 Lower Ollach2.7 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland206 km SouthSouthEast
2 Belfast   Northern-ireland306 km South
3 Douglas   Isle-of-man369 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Braes lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction EastNorthEast). The nearest bigger lake is Loch Lundie (1.4 km2 at a distance of 31 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the North-Irish-Irish border with a straight distance of 263.7 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 369 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 71%, hill: 24%, low mountains: 2%, The hills are mainly northwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is nature.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Glasgow International Airport (at a distance of 193 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Benbecula Airport (at a distance of 76 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   3.3 km2 
 6.3% 
 Nature   22.3 km2 
 42.1% 
 Wet nature   18.5 km2 
 35% 
 Agriculture   5.6 km2 
 10.6% 
 Rock-Sand   2.9 km2 
 5.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of The Braes in country Scotland


The Braes at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 St KildaUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland156 km NorthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland223 km SouthEast
3 Giant's Causeway and Causeway CoastUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland234 km SouthSouthWest


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Portree

Type of weather in Portreeovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 17 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.62 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1008 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:17 hour and 19 minutes
Sunrise :05:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:09 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Portree - GB (longitude: -6.114, latitude: 57.3372)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZO): 0 Kilometers

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