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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -18.00180 lat : 66.54421
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -18°0'6.4656 lat : 66°32'39.1452
Surface area: 4.4 km2 (0.012 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 10.8 km
Average height: 0 metre
Length island: 4.7 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 1.8 km
Name : Storholl (105 metre)
Orientation island: North-northwest - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 90
Population density: 20.50 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Miðgarðar (ZW)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Grímsey
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Flatey 40 km South
2) Iceland 40.6 km South
3) Hrísey 58.8 km SouthSouthWest
4) Málmey 88.8 km SouthWest
5) Drangey 99.4 km SouthWest
6) Bjarnarey 185 km EastSouthEast
7) Æðey 213.2 km WestSouthWest
8) Vigur 222.1 km WestSouthWest
9) Skáley 241.7 km WestSouthWest
10) Flatey 256.6 km WestSouthWest
11) Brokey 259 km SouthWest
12) Papey 277.5 km SouthEast
13) Hjörsey 299.3 km SouthWest
14) Viðey 318 km SouthWest
15) Bjarnarey 358.2 km SouthSouthWest
16) Heimaey 358.5 km SouthSouthWest
17) Surtsey 379.1 km SouthSouthWest
18) Jan Mayen 597.6 km NorthNorthEast
19) Streymoy 698.9 km SouthEast
20) Mykines 700.1 km SouthEast
21) Eysturoy 701.5 km SouthEast
22) Vágar 703.7 km SouthEast
23) Kalsoy 707.9 km SouthEast
24) Kunoy 712.4 km SouthEast
25) Viðoy 714.7 km SouthEast
Country:
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Location in Country:
Name :
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Main place: Sandvík
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(sister website):
Grimsey (SouthWest)

Location Main place: West
Sea:
Lake:
Distance to main land: 1100 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Grímsey

Grímsey map

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Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Grímsey

The weather type in Miðgarðarbroken cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 0 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 1.68 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: Northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1038 mb
Humidity: 61 %
Daylength at 10 December 2022:2 hour and 47 minutes
Sunrise: 12:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 15:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Grímsey

The weather for the next few hours

Miðgarðar - IS (longitude: -18.0018, latitude: 66.5442)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction N): 1.18 km

7:00
0 degrees Celcius
1038 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
10:00
0 degrees Celcius
1037 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
13:00
-0 degrees Celcius
1036 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
16:00
1 degrees Celcius
1035 mbar
clear skyweericoon
19:00
2 degrees Celcius
1033 mbar
clear skyweericoon

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 2600 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Grímsey

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   3.5 km2 
 80% 
 Agriculture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   0.1 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   0.5 km2 
 10% 
 Infrastructure   0.4 km2 
 9% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%