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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -1.36920 lat : 60.25321
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -1°22'9.1056 lat : 60°15'11.5704
Surface area: 970.3 km2 (2.555 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 928.8 km
Average height: 59 metre
Length island: 87 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 35 km
Name : Ronas Hill (450 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 17550
Population density: 18.2 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Scalloway (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Mainland Shetland
Archipelago (island group): Shetland Islands
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Scotland
Location in Country: North-northeast
Name council area: Council area Shetland Islands
Name Ward: Ward Shetland West
Main place: Lerwick
Location Main place: East-southeast
Sea: North Sea
Distance to main land: 167 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
island-Type: island in sea

Topographic islandmap Mainland Shetland

Mainland Shetland map

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Height map of Mainland Shetland

Mainland Shetland Digital terrain model - DTM

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Weather at Mainland Shetland

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Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.1 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: South-southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1031 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 17 March 2018:12 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise: 07:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Mainland Shetland

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1284 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Mainland Shetland

 Forest   0 km2 
 Nature   384.2 km2 
 Agriculture   236 km2 
 Wet nature   315.2 km2 
 Water   22.5 km2 
 Urban area   5.5 km2 
 Infrastructure   5.2 km2 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 Rock outcrop   1.6 km2