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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -2.92681 lat : 59.15233
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -2°55'36.5304 lat : 59°9'0.837
Surface area: 6.1 km2 (0.016 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 12.4 km
Average height: 15 metre
Length island: 5 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 2 km
Name : (36 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 26
Population density: 4.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Skaill (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Egilsay
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Rousay 1.2 km NorthWest
2) Wyre 1.6 km SouthWest
3) Gairsay 4.5 km SouthSouthWest
4) Eday 4.9 km EastNorthEast
5) Shapinsay 5.6 km SouthSouthEast
6) Westray 6.9 km NorthNorthEast
7) Mainland Orkney 7.2 km WestSouthWest
8) Sanday 12.4 km EastNorthEast
9) Stronsay 13.4 km East
10) Holm of Grimbister 16.1 km SouthSouthWest
11) Papa Westray 17.2 km North
12) Auskerry 22 km EastSouthEast
13) Inner Holm 28 km SouthWest
14) Burray 28.1 km South
15) Graemsay 29.2 km SouthWest
16) Flotta 32 km SouthSouthWest
17) Hoy 32.1 km SouthWest
18) South Ronaldsay 32.1 km South
19) Fara 33.2 km SouthSouthWest
20) North Ronaldsay 33.9 km NorthEast
21) South Walls 37.9 km SouthSouthWest
22) Island of Stroma 49.2 km SouthSouthWest
23) Fair Isle 81.3 km EastNorthEast
24) Foula 115.3 km NorthNorthEast
25) Mainland Shetland 118.3 km NorthEast
Country:
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: verspreide bebouwing
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
onziebust (South)
Skaill (WestNorthWest)

Sea:
Distance to main land: 54 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Egilsay

Egilsay map

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Height map of Egilsay

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Weather at Egilsay

The weather type in Orkney Islandsovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 10.89 meter per second (Wind force - bft 6)
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 1031 mb
Humidity: 59 %
Daylength at 5 December 2022:6 hour and 31 minutes
Sunrise: 09:47 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:17 Europe/Amsterdam
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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 Egilsay

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   2.4 km2 
 39% 
 Agriculture   3.4 km2 
 56% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   0.3 km2 
 5% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%