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General information - Location

CountryScotland
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.7452,Lat: 59.1511 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time16:50:02pm
At islandEday
Name province/regionScotland
Name SubregionOrkney Islands
Name North Isles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Backaland1.9 km NorthNorthWest
2 West Side5.2 km NorthWest
3 Odie5.3 km EastSouthEast
4 Mid Garth6.1 km EastSouthEast
5 Millbounds6.4 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 GlasgowScotland385 km SouthSouthWest
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands386 km NorthNorthWest
3 Belfast   Northern-ireland545 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Veness lies at the North Sea (direction East). The nearest bigger lake is Loch of Swannay (2.1 km2 at a distance of 25.6 km in Western direction).The place is located at an island named Eday. The distance to the mainland is 56.9 km.

The nearest mountain is Milldoe with a height of 221 meter (at a distance of 23.5 km and direction WestSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the English-Scotish border with a straight distance of 374.6 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 524 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 22%, low location: 78%, The hills are mainly eastern 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 359 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eday Airport (at a distance of 4.7 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   6.2 km2 
 38.1% 
 Wet nature   1.6 km2 
 10% 
 Agriculture   8.4 km2 
 51.9% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Veness in country Scotland


Veness 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 Ireland31 km WestSouthWest
2 The Forth BridgeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland354 km SouthSouthWest
3 Old and New Towns of EdinburghUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland358 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 Kirkwallovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.37 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:17 hour and 31 minutes
Sunrise :05:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:53 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kirkwall - GB (longitude: -2.7452, latitude: 59.1511)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

20:00
11 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1013 mbar
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17:00
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