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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -1.09631 lat : 60.14859
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -1°5'4.6698 lat : 60°8'54.9312
Surface area: 27.3 km2 (0.072 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 36.5 km
Average height: 48 metre
Length island: 9.9 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 5.8 km
Name : Ward of Bressay (0 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 368
Population density: 13.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Glebe, Fullaburn, Gunnista, Setter (O), Brough, Heogan (NW), Grindiscol

Naming - Location

Local native name: Bressay
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Mainland Shetland 0.317 km WestNorthWest
2) Trondra 8.1 km West
3) East Burra 10.2 km WestSouthWest
4) West Burra 10.4 km WestSouthWest
5) Whalsay 16 km NorthNorthEast
6) Vaila 23.1 km West
7) Muckle Roe 23.5 km NorthWest
8) Housay - Out Skerries 29.1 km NorthNorthEast
9) Bruray - Out Skerries 31.6 km NorthEast
10) Papa Stour 32.7 km WestNorthWest
11) Yell 32.7 km North
12) Fetlar 42.9 km NorthNorthEast
13) Foula 49.6 km West
14) Unst 54.4 km North
15) Fair Isle 68.2 km SouthSouthWest
16) North Ronaldsay 107.4 km SouthWest
17) Sanday 115.7 km SouthWest
18) Papa Westray 128.2 km SouthWest
19) Westray 133.3 km SouthWest
20) Eday 133.5 km SouthWest
21) Stronsay 136 km SouthWest
22) Auskerry 145.5 km SouthWest
23) Egilsay 146.6 km SouthWest
24) Rousay 146.9 km SouthWest
25) Shapinsay 148.9 km SouthWest
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Maryfield
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Brough (EastNorthEast)
Grindiscol (Central)
Gunnista (North)
Heogan (NorthNorthWest)
Kirkabister (SouthWest)
Setter (NorthNorthEast)

Location Main place: West-northwest
Sea:
Distance to main land: 196 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: Metamorphic rock
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Bressay

Bressay map

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Height map of Bressay

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Weather at Bressay

The weather type in Lerwickovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 10.18 meter per second (Wind force - bft 5)
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 1030 mb
Humidity: 69 %
Daylength at 5 December 2022:6 hour and 14 minutes
Sunrise: 09:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Bressay

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: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 0 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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Landuse Bressay

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   12.1 km2 
 44% 
 Agriculture   5.6 km2 
 20% 
 Wet nature   8.6 km2 
 32% 
 Water   1.1 km2 
 4% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%