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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 15.83611 lat : 69.12597
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 15°50'9.9888 lat : 69°7'33.4956
Surface area: 461.1 km2 (1.214 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 505.1 km
Average height: 101 metre
Length island: 57 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 13.5 km
Name : Kvasstinden (705 metre)
Orientation island: North-northeast - South-southwest

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 3600
Population density: 7.4 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Bleik. Myre

Naming - Location

Local native name: Andøya
Archipelago (island group): Vesterålen
Country: Norway
Location in Country: North-northeast
Name Fylke: County Nordland
Name Kommune: municipality Andøy
Main place: Andenes
Location Main place: North
Sea: Norwegian Sea
Distance to main land: 52.3 km
Nearest Country: Norway
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Andøya

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Weather at Andøya

The weather type in Myrescattered cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: -2 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.6 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 994 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 16 December 2017:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise: 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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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: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 2566 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: Yes

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Landuse Andøya

 Forest   73.8 km2 
 16% 
 Nature   117.3 km2 
 25% 
 Agriculture   36 km2 
 8% 
 Wet nature   215.3 km2 
 47% 
 Water   1.5 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   7.3 km2 
 2% 
 Infrastructure   4.5 km2 
 1% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   5.2 km2 
 1%