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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 17.48665 lat : 69.34834
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): WGS84long: 17°29'11.9256 lat : 69°20'54.0276
Surface area: 1523.2 km2 (4.011 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 1289.3 km
Average height: 243 metre
Length island: 67.5 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 48.7 km
Name : Breidtinden (0 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 7864
Population density: 4.96 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Silsand, gemeente Lenvik, 1366 inw.
Gryllefjord, gemeente Torsken, 390 inw.
Gibostad, gemeente Lenvik, 346 inw.
Senjahopen, gemeente Berg, 310 inw.
Husøy, gemeente Lenvik, 239 inw.
Skaland, gemeente Berg, 204 inw.
Fjordgård, gemeente Lenvik, 183 inw.
Stonglandseidet, gemeente Tranøy, 232 inw.
Torsken, 159 inw.
Mefjordvær, gemeente Berg, 181 inw.
Medby-Kaldfarnes, gemeente Torsken, 131 inw.
Sifjord, gemeente Torsken, 101 inw.
Grunnfarnes, gemeente Torsken, 81 inw.
Skrolsvik, gemeente Skrolsvik, 117 inw.
Rødsand, gemeente Tranøy, 59 inw.
Botnhamn, gemeente Lenvik, 341 inw.
Vangsvik, gemeente Tranøy, 357 inw.
Laukhella, gemeente Lenvik, ca. 326 inw.
Grasmyr, gemeente Lenvik, 247 inw.
Høgli/Grønli/Vasshaugli/Vasshaug, gemeente Lenvik, 232 inw.

Naming - Location

Local native name: Senja
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Kvaløya 3.8 km EastNorthEast
2) Dyrøya 4.8 km East
3) Andørja 9 km South
4) Grytøya 12.1 km SouthWest
5) Rolla 15.5 km South
6) Hinnøya 25.2 km SouthSouthWest
7) Andøya 28.1 km West
8) Ringvassøya 49.4 km NorthEast
9) Rebbenesøya 55 km NorthEast
10) Tjeldøya 57.2 km SouthSouthWest
11) Langøya 60.2 km WestSouthWest
12) Reinøya 64.9 km NorthEast
13) Helgøya 82.1 km NorthEast
14) Vanna 89 km NorthEast
15) Hadseløya 91.2 km SouthWest
16) Austvågøy 91.3 km SouthWest
17) Uløya 101.9 km EastNorthEast
18) Arnøya 110 km NorthEast
19) Lundøya 129.4 km SouthSouthWest
20) Gimsøya 131.8 km SouthWest
21) Engeløya 135.9 km SouthSouthWest
22) Vestvågøya 138.2 km SouthWest
23) Silda 163.8 km NorthEast
24) Flakstadøya 169.3 km SouthWest
25) Moskenesøya 181 km SouthWest
Country:
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Silsand
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Gibostad (Central)
Gryllefjord (Central)
Husoey fylke troms (Central)
Senjehopen (Central)
Silsand (Central)

Location Main place: East-southeast
Sea:
Distance to main land: 0.6 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Senja

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Height map of Senja

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Weather at Senja

The weather type in Skalandlight rainweericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 4.49 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: West-southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 25 June 2024:0 hour and 0 minutes
Sunrise: 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Senja

The weather for the next few hours

Skaland - NO (longitude: 17.4867, latitude: 69.3483)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction ZO): 13 km

23:00
8 degrees Celcius
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon
2:00
8 degrees Celcius
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
9 degrees Celcius
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
8:00
10 degrees Celcius
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
11:00
10 degrees Celcius
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon

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 Senja

 Forest   601.4 km2 
 40% 
 Nature   620 km2 
 41% 
 Agriculture   49.5 km2 
 3% 
 Wet nature   152 km2 
 10% 
 Water   6.1 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   2.1 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   92.2 km2 
 6%