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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -2.89188 lat : 59.35343
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -2°53'3.075 lat : 59°21'12.3516
Surface area: 8.8 km2 (0.023 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 17.7 km
Average height: 16 metre
Length island: 7 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 2 km
Name : North Hill (44 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 90
Population density: 9.80 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Backaskaill (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Papa Westray
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Westray 1.8 km West
2) Eday 11 km SouthEast
3) Rousay 15.6 km SouthSouthWest
4) Sanday 15.6 km EastSouthEast
5) Egilsay 17.2 km South
6) Wyre 22.1 km South
7) Stronsay 22.6 km SouthSouthEast
8) North Ronaldsay 23.8 km East
9) Mainland Orkney 24.3 km SouthSouthWest
10) Gairsay 26.1 km South
11) Shapinsay 26.8 km South
12) Auskerry 36.5 km SouthSouthEast
13) Holm of Grimbister 36.8 km SouthSouthWest
14) Inner Holm 46.1 km SouthSouthWest
15) Graemsay 48 km SouthSouthWest
16) Burray 50.2 km South
17) Hoy 50.2 km SouthSouthWest
18) Flotta 53.7 km South
19) South Ronaldsay 54.2 km
20) Fara 54.2 km SouthSouthWest
21) South Walls 59.3 km SouthSouthWest
22) Fair Isle 70.5 km EastNorthEast
23) Island of Stroma 71 km South
24) Foula 92.7 km NorthNorthEast
25) Mainland Shetland 101.4 km NorthEast
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Backaskaill
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Backaskaill (Central)
Gayfield (SouthSouthWest)
Holland (Central)

Location Main place: West
Sea:
Distance to main land: 76 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


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Weather at Papa Westray

The weather type in Pierowallovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 12.35 meter per second (Wind force - bft 6)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1030 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 2 December 2022:6 hour and 36 minutes
Sunrise: 09:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Papa Westray

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 Papa Westray

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   1.9 km2 
 22% 
 Agriculture   5.9 km2 
 67% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   1 km2 
 11% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
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 Viticulture   0 km2 
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 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
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