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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 15.91501 lat : 68.64131
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 15°5'29.4036 lat : 68°38'28.7124
Surface area: 2125.7 km2 (5.598 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 1740.2 km
Average height: 284 metre
Length island: 86 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 46 km
Name : Møysalen 1262 meter (1262 metre)
Orientation island: North-northeast - South-southwest

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 31851
Population density: 14 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Borkenes

Naming - Location

Local native name: Hinnøya
Archipelago (island group): Vesterålen
Country: Norway
Location in Country: North-northeast
Name Fylke: County Troms
Name Kommune: municipalities : 1) Andøy 2) Hadsel 3) Lødingen 4) Sortland 5) Tjeldsund 6) Vågan 7) Harstad 8) Kvæfjord
Main place: Harstad
Location Main place: Northeast
Sea: Norwegian Sea
Distance to main land: 0.73 km
Nearest Country: Norway
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Hinnøya

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Weather at Hinnøya

Weather Type: Clear
Current temperature: 9.3 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: From the North at 11.0 MPH
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 999 mb
Weather-page: Hinnøya

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

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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): 2503 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

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Hinnøya

 Forest   814.4 km2 
 38% 
 Nature   822.9 km2 
 39% 
 Agriculture   93.1 km2 
 4% 
 Wet nature   171.7 km2 
 8% 
 Water   7 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   15.9 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   200 km2 
 9%