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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -7.25968 lat : 62.08992
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -7°15'34.8372 lat : 62°5'23.7156
Surface area: 177 km2 (0.466 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 82.2 km
Average height: 313 metre
Length island: 22.3 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 12 km
Name : Árnafjall (0 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 3042
Population density: 17.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Miðvágur, Sandavágur, Sørvágur,Gásadalur, Bøur, Vatnsoyrar

Naming - Location

Local native name: Vágar
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Streymoy 0.95 km East
2) Mykines 4.3 km WestSouthWest
3) Koltur 6.6 km SouthEast
4) Eysturoy 10.8 km NorthEast
5) Hestur 11.9 km SouthEast
6) Sandoy 16.5 km SouthSouthEast
7) Nólsoy 20.4 km EastSouthEast
8) Kalsoy 24.6 km NorthEast
9) Borðoy 27.5 km EastNorthEast
10) Kunoy 29.1 km NorthEast
11) Skúvoy 31.4 km SouthSouthEast
12) Viðoy 36.5 km NorthEast
13) Svínoy 39.3 km EastNorthEast
14) Stóra Dímun 41.5 km SouthSouthEast
15) Suðuroy 43.4 km SouthSouthEast
16) Fugloy 46.4 km NorthEast
17) Lítla Dímun 49.6 km SouthSouthEast
18) Mainland Shetland 339.7 km EastSouthEast
19) Foula 341.6 km SouthEast
20) Papa Stour 344.5 km EastSouthEast
21) Yell 350.5 km EastSouthEast
22) Muckle Roe 354.2 km EastSouthEast
23) Unst 355.4 km EastSouthEast
24) Vaila 359.5 km EastSouthEast
25) Fetlar 364.7 km EastSouthEast
Country:
Country-section: Faeröer
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Miðvágur
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Bour (WestNorthWest)
Gasadalur (WestNorthWest)
Midvagur (SouthSouthEast)
Sandavagur (SouthEast)
Sorvagur (Central)
Vatnsoyrar (Central)

Location Main place: South
Sea:
Distance to main land: 397 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Vágar

Vágar map

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Height map of Vágar

Vágar Digital terrain model - DTM



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Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Vágar

The weather type in Vágar regionscattered cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 8.75 meter per second (Wind force - bft 5)
Winddirection: North-northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 10 December 2022:5 hour and 21 minutes
Sunrise: 10:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Vágar

The weather for the next few hours

Vágar region - FO (longitude: -7.2597, latitude: 62.0899)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction N): not known
10:00
4 degrees Celcius
1022 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
4 degrees Celcius
1023 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
4 degrees Celcius
1023 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
4 degrees Celcius
1022 mbar
light snowweericoon
22:00
3 degrees Celcius
1021 mbar
light snowweericoon

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1820 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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