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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 15.00470 lat : 68.76207
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 15°0'16.9344 lat : 68°4'34.3452
Surface area: 842.7 km2 (2.219 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 1073.9 km
Average height: 143 metre
Length island: 50 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 45 km
Name : Snøkolla 763 meter (763 metre)
Orientation island: South-southwest - North-northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 12288
Population density: 14 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Stø (N), Sigerfjord

Naming - Location

Local native name: Langøya
Archipelago (island group): Vesterålen
Country: Norway
Location in Country: North
Name Fylke: County Nordland
Name Kommune: municipalities : 1) Bø 2) Øksnes 3) Sortland 4) Hadsel
Main place: Sortland
Location Main place: Center
Sea: Norwegian Sea
Distance to main land: 46 km
Nearest Country: Norway
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea


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Weather at Langøya

The weather type in Myreshower rainweericoon
Current temperature: 0 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 2.6 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: South-southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1000 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 17 December 2017:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise: 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 2503 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Langøya

 Forest   275.8 km2 
 33% 
 Nature   291.9 km2 
 35% 
 Agriculture   106.5 km2 
 13% 
 Wet nature   130.2 km2 
 15% 
 Water   5.7 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   5.9 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   26.7 km2 
 3%