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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -20.27197 lat : 63.43142
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -20°16'1.9074 lat : 63°25'53.1012
Surface area: 13.3 km2 (0.035 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 23.7 km
Average height: 0 metre
Length island: 4.8 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 1.8 km
Name : Storholl (105 metre)
Orientation island: Northwest - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 4500
Population density: 336.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Heimaey (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Heimaey
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Bjarnarey 1.8 km EastNorthEast
2) Iceland 9.4 km NorthNorthEast
3) Surtsey 18 km SouthWest
4) Viðey 109 km NorthWest
5) Hjörsey 155.5 km NorthWest
6) Brokey 208.7 km NorthNorthWest
7) Flatey 248.5 km NorthNorthWest
8) Skáley 249 km NorthNorthWest
9) Drangey 278.5 km North
10) Málmey 285.4 km North
11) Hrísey 294.9 km NorthNorthEast
12) Vigur 313.6 km NorthNorthWest
13) Æðey 315.1 km NorthNorthWest
14) Flatey 321.5 km NorthNorthEast
15) Papey 322.1 km EastNorthEast
16) Grímsey 358.5 km NorthNorthEast
17) Bjarnarey 384.3 km NorthEast
18) Mykines 657.4 km East
19) Vágar 665.9 km East
20) Streymoy 672.5 km East
21) Eysturoy 677.8 km East
22) Kalsoy 690.8 km East
23) Koltur 693.5 km East
24) Kunoy 696.5 km East
25) Hestur 698.5 km East
Country:
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Location in Country:
Name :
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Main place: Heimaey
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Vestmannaeyjar (NorthNorthEast)

Location Main place: North
Sea:
Lake:
Distance to main land: 970 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


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Weather at Heimaey

The weather type in Ofanleiticlear skyweericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 1.82 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: East-northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1034 mb
Humidity: 53 %
Daylength at 10 December 2022:4 hour and 47 minutes
Sunrise: 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Heimaey

The weather for the next few hours

Ofanleiti - IS (longitude: -20.272, latitude: 63.4314)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction NNW): not known
7:00
2 degrees Celcius
1034 mbar
clear skyweericoon
10:00
1 degrees Celcius
1035 mbar
clear skyweericoon
13:00
0 degrees Celcius
1034 mbar
clear skyweericoon
16:00
-0 degrees Celcius
1033 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
19:00
-0 degrees Celcius
1032 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

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: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 2600 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 Heimaey

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   7.9 km2 
 60% 
 Agriculture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   0.2 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   2.5 km2 
 19% 
 Infrastructure   0.9 km2 
 7% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   1.8 km2 
 14%