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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -3.30342 lat : 58.85670
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -3°18'12.3084 lat : 58°51'24.1056
Surface area: 135 km2 (0.356 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 73.7 km
Average height: 136 metre
Length island: 19.5 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 10.2 km
Name : Ward Hill (476 metre)
Orientation island: North-northwest - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 419
Population density: 2.90 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Murra (N)
Linksness (NNO)
Lyness (OZO)
Rinnigill (OZO)
Saltness (Z)
Melsetter (Z)
Hurliness (Z) Brims (Z)
Rackwick (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Hoy
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) South Walls 0.343 km NorthEast
2) Fara 0.843 km NorthNorthEast
3) Graemsay 0.886 km East
4) Flotta 1.3 km EastNorthEast
5) Mainland Orkney 2.6 km NorthNorthEast
6) Inner Holm 4 km NorthEast
7) South Ronaldsay 7.5 km East
8) Island of Stroma 10.4 km SouthEast
9) Burray 10.8 km EastNorthEast
10) Holm of Grimbister 15.4 km NorthNorthEast
11) Shapinsay 23.4 km NorthEast
12) Gairsay 25.5 km NorthEast
13) Rousay 27.4 km NorthNorthEast
14) Wyre 27.5 km NorthEast
15) Egilsay 32.1 km NorthEast
16) Stronsay 37.4 km NorthEast
17) Eday 37.9 km NorthEast
18) Auskerry 40.1 km EastNorthEast
19) Westray 41.9 km NorthNorthEast
20) Sanday 45.3 km NorthEast
21) Papa Westray 50.2 km NorthNorthEast
22) North Ronaldsay 68.9 km NorthEast
23) Fair Isle 113.6 km NorthEast
24) Foula 149.7 km NorthNorthEast
25) Mainland Shetland 153.2 km NorthEast
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Lyness
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(sister website):
Brims (WestSouthWest)
Crockness (West)
Hoy (WestSouthWest)
Hurliness (WestSouthWest)
Linksness (Central)
Little Ayre (WestSouthWest)
Lyness (WestNorthWest)
Melsetter (South)
Moorfea (NorthWest)
Murra (West)
Quoyness
Rackwick (WestNorthWest)
Rinnigill (West)

Location Main place: East-southeast
Sea:
Distance to main land: 12 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: sand
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Hoy

Hoy map

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Height map of Hoy

Hoy Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Hoy

The weather type in Stromnessovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 8.94 meter per second (Wind force - bft 5)
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 1030 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 2 December 2022:6 hour and 44 minutes
Sunrise: 09:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Hoy

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): 0 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: No

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Landuse Hoy

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   101.2 km2 
 75% 
 Agriculture   12.4 km2 
 9% 
 Wet nature   16.6 km2 
 12% 
 Water   4 km2 
 3% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.9 km2 
 1%