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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -6.78120 lat : 61.84241
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -6°46'52.3092 lat : 61°5'3.2676
Surface area: 112.3 km2 (0.296 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 66.9 km
Average height: 235 metre
Length island: 23 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 8 km
Name : Tindur (0 metre)
Orientation island: North-northwest - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 1313
Population density: 11.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Sandur (C), Skarvanes (Z), Skopun (N), Skálavík (O), Húsavík (Z), Dalur (Z)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Sandoy
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Hestur 2.8 km NorthNorthEast
2) Skúvoy 3.4 km WestSouthWest
3) Streymoy 5.5 km NorthNorthEast
4) Stóra Dímun 6.5 km SouthSouthWest
5) Koltur 6.9 km North
6) Nólsoy 10.1 km NorthNorthEast
7) Lítla Dímun 12.8 km South
8) Suðuroy 16.4 km SouthWest
9) Vágar 16.5 km NorthNorthWest
10) Eysturoy 18.8 km NorthNorthEast
11) Borðoy 33.2 km NorthNorthEast
12) Mykines 36.5 km NorthWest
13) Kalsoy 37 km NorthNorthEast
14) Kunoy 40.8 km NorthNorthEast
15) Svínoy 43.8 km NorthNorthEast
16) Viðoy 46.5 km NorthNorthEast
17) Fugloy 53.5 km NorthNorthEast
18) Foula 304.9 km SouthEast
19) Mainland Shetland 305.5 km EastSouthEast
20) Papa Stour 309.3 km EastSouthEast
21) Yell 318.5 km EastSouthEast
22) Muckle Roe 319.5 km EastSouthEast
23) Vaila 323.8 km EastSouthEast
24) Unst 324.3 km EastSouthEast
25) Fetlar 332.3 km EastSouthEast
Country:
Country-section: Faeröer
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Sandur
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Dalur (East)
Sandur (SouthSouthEast)
Skalavik (SouthEast)
Skarvanes (EastNorthEast)
Skopun (North)

Location Main place: Center
Sea:
Distance to main land: 358 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Sandoy

Sandoy map

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Height map of Sandoy

Sandoy Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Sandoy

The weather type in Sandurlight snowweericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 14.41 meter per second (Wind force - bft 7)
Winddirection: Northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 65 %
Daylength at 10 December 2022:5 hour and 27 minutes
Sunrise: 10:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Sandoy

The weather for the next few hours

Sandur - FO (longitude: -6.7812, latitude: 61.8424)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction ONO): 2.09 km

7:00
2 degrees Celcius
1020 mbar
light snowweericoon
10:00
3 degrees Celcius
1021 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
4 degrees Celcius
1022 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
4 degrees Celcius
1022 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
4 degrees Celcius
1022 mbar
light rainweericoon

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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Campings at Sandoy ?> Camping 1) Dalur camping
2) Sandur camping
3) Skálavík Camping
4) Skopun camping
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