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General information - Location

Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.1596,Lat: 60.5058 marker
Elevation28 meter above sea level
Local time22:13:32pm
At islandYell
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionShetland Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Clothan1.1 km NorthNorthWest
2 Copister2.5 km SouthEast
3 West Yell2.5 km North
4 Hamnavoe3.5 km East
5 Brough4.1 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands343 km NorthWest
2 GlasgowScotland556 km SouthSouthWest
3 Oslo   Norway663 km East

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Ulsta lies at the North Sea (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Strom (0.9 km2 at a distance of 30.8 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Yell. The distance to the mainland is 231.6 km.

The nearest mountain is Scalla Field with a height of 281 meter (at a distance of 24.5 km and direction SouthSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 526.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 736 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 23%, low location: 77%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The most common land use in the area is 0.

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 353 km and direction East).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   5 km2 
 Wet nature   28 km2 
 Agriculture   6.7 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Ulsta in country Scotland

Ulsta 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 Ireland204 km SouthWest
2 BryggenNorway357 km East
3 Urnes Stave ChurchNorway471 km East

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Mossbank: Lunna, Vidlin, Shetland

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 23:01:04
Placename webcam: Mossbank - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Mossbank

Name webcam: Mossbank: Lunna House

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 22:53:44
Placename webcam: Mossbank - Scotland - United Kingdom
Bings maps Mossbank

Current weather at Brae

Type of weather in Braelight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 14.06 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:6 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise :09:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :15:56 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Brae - GB (longitude: -1.1596, latitude: 60.5058)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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