Hotels at Fetlar Hotels at Fetlar booking.com

previous island Yell island Fetlar next island Papa Stour

Booking.com

Description island Fetlar

The inhabited small island of Fetlar is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 245 km. The surface-area of the island is 40.3 km2 and is therefore 0.106 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 47.7 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 10 km by 7.8 km (maximum width). The island is West-northwest - East-southeast oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 60.6 (60°36'4.5612), -0.86 (-0°51'52.2612).


The population is 61 and the population density is thus on 1.50 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Houbie (located in the South of the island). Other places on the island are: . The island is located in the of the country . It is located in the administrative unit (local administrative level-name ), in the (local administrative level-name ). Direct neighboring islands of Fetlar are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Yell Located 2.5 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
2) Unst Located 4.7 km East of the island.
3) Mainland Shetland Located 15.4 km SouthWest of the island.
4) Housay - Out Skerries Located 15.4 km West of the island.
5) Bruray - Out Skerries Located 15.6 km West of the island.
6) Whalsay Located 19.8 km West of the island.
7) Muckle Roe Located 34 km SouthWest of the island.
8) Bressay Located 42.9 km WestSouthWest of the island.
9) Papa Stour Located 49 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
10) Trondra Located 52.5 km WestSouthWest of the island.
11) Vaila Located 54.7 km SouthWest of the island.
12) West Burra Located 54.8 km WestSouthWest of the island.
13) East Burra Located 56.6 km WestSouthWest of the island.
14) Foula Located 78.1 km SouthWest of the island.
15) Fair Isle Located 119.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
16) North Ronaldsay Located 154.6 km WestSouthWest of the island.
17) Sanday Located 163.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
18) Papa Westray Located 171.7 km SouthWest of the island.
19) Westray Located 176.6 km SouthWest of the island.
20) Eday Located 179.5 km SouthWest of the island.
21) Stronsay Located 183.9 km WestSouthWest of the island.
22) Rousay Located 192.2 km SouthWest of the island.
23) Egilsay Located 192.4 km SouthWest of the island.
24) Auskerry Located 194.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
25) Shapinsay Located 196.1 km WestSouthWest of the island.


The source material on the island consists of Metamorphic rock. The land use on the island of Fetlar consists of nature 28.4 km2 (70%), wet nature 2.5 km2 (6%), and agriculture 8 km2 (20%),


To return to the overview page of this island click on the following link:
Overview island Fetlar

Topographic islandmap Fetlar

Fetlar map

© OpenStreetMap-auteurs, CC-BY-SA.
Map Fetlar

Fetlar views: 202

No score starsaverage score: No score from 0 votes.

Height map of Fetlar

Fetlar Digital terrain model - DTM