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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 8.49847 lat : 54.71803
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 8°29'54.4956 lat : 54°43'4.9224
Surface area: 85.5 km2 (0.225 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 38.7 km
Average height: 2 metre
Length island: 12 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 6.8 km
Name : Geest bei Nieblum (13 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 8593
Population density: 104 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Utersum, Dunsum, Hedehusum, S

Naming - Location

Local native name: Föhr
Archipelago (island group): North Frisian Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Amrum 11.5 km WestSouthWest
Country: Germany
Location in Country: North-northwest
Name Land: State Schleswig-Holstein
Name Kreis: District Nordfriesland
Main place: Wyk auf Föhr
Location Main place: Southeast
Sea: Wadden Sea
Distance to main land: 4.4 km
Nearest Country: Germany
Type Rock outcrop: sand
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Ferry-connection with the western neighbor island Amrum


Topographic islandmap Föhr

Föhr map

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Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Föhr

The weather type in Alkersummistweericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.1 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 18 December 2017:7 hour and 14 minutes
Sunrise: 08:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Föhr

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): 482 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Föhr

 Forest   0.6 km2 
 1% 
 Nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Agriculture   73.3 km2 
 86% 
 Wet nature   4.8 km2 
 6% 
 Water   0 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   5.9 km2 
 7% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.9 km2 
 1%