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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -2.56347 lat : 59.25979
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -2°3'22.8492 lat : 59°15'35.2584
Surface area: 49.2 km2 (0.13 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 103.4 km
Average height: 11 metre
Length island: 21 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 8 km
Name : The Wart (62 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 494
Population density: 9.80 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Lady (C), Kettletoft (ZW)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Sanday
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Eday 2.1 km West
2) Stronsay 3.6 km SouthSouthEast
3) North Ronaldsay 3.9 km North
4) Westray 8.6 km WestNorthWest
5) Egilsay 12.4 km WestSouthWest
6) Shapinsay 12.5 km SouthSouthWest
7) Rousay 14.5 km West
8) Papa Westray 15.6 km WestNorthWest
9) Wyre 16.2 km WestSouthWest
10) Auskerry 17.6 km SouthSouthEast
11) Gairsay 18.6 km SouthWest
12) Mainland Orkney 21.7 km SouthWest
13) Holm of Grimbister 29.7 km SouthWest
14) Burray 36.4 km SouthSouthWest
15) South Ronaldsay 40.6 km SouthSouthWest
16) Inner Holm 42.3 km SouthWest
17) Flotta 43.2 km SouthSouthWest
18) Graemsay 43.3 km SouthWest
19) Hoy 45.3 km SouthWest
20) Fara 45.6 km SouthWest
21) Fair Isle 48.8 km EastNorthEast
22) South Walls 49.6 km SouthSouthWest
23) Island of Stroma 59.7 km SouthSouthWest
24) Mainland Shetland 86.9 km NorthEast
25) Foula 91 km NorthNorthEast
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Lady Village
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Braeswick (WestSouthWest)
Broughtown (Central)
Burness (NorthNorthWest)
Lady (Central)
Lettan (South)
Newark (Central)
Northwall (EastNorthEast)
Scar (North)
Sellibister (EastNorthEast)
Stove (WestSouthWest)

Location Main place: Center
Sea:
Distance to main land: 63 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Sanday

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Height map of Sanday

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Weather at Sanday

The weather type in Pierowallovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 11.74 meter per second (Wind force - bft 6)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1031 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 3 December 2022:6 hour and 35 minutes
Sunrise: 09:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Sanday

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 Sanday

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   1 km2 
 2% 
 Agriculture   41.9 km2 
 85% 
 Wet nature   1.7 km2 
 3% 
 Water   3.3 km2 
 7% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   1.4 km2 
 3%