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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -7.47824 lat : 56.97847
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -7°2'52.1664 lat : 56°58'42.5064
Surface area: 66.1 km2 (0.174 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 98.2 km
Average height: 72 metre
Length island: 14 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 10 km
Name : Heaval (383 metre)
Orientation island: North-northeast - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 1078
Population density: 18 inh/km2

Naming - Location

Local native name: Barra
Archipelago (island group): Outer Hebrides
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Scotland
Location in Country: North-northwest
Name council area: Council area Outer Hebrides
Name Ward: Ward Barraigh
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 75.5 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
island-Type: island in sea

Topographic islandmap Barra

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Height map of Barra

Barra Digital terrain model - DTM

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Weather at Barra

The weather type in Daliburghlight rainweericoon
Current temperature: 13 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 11.62 meter per second (Wind force - bft 6)
Winddirection: South-southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 16 September 2021:12 hour and 44 minutes
Sunrise: 08:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 20:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Barra

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): 1264 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

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Barra

 Forest   0 km2 
 Nature   38.2 km2 
 Agriculture   22.5 km2 
 Wet nature   1 km2 
 Water   0.5 km2 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 Rock outcrop   3.7 km2