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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:Skye

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -6.24312 lat : 57.37045
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -6°14'35.2392 lat : 57°22'13.6344
Surface area: 1628.6 km2 (4.289 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 589 km
Average height: 165 metre
Length island: 73 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 40 km
Name : Sgurr Alasdair (992 metre)
Orientation island: Northwest - Southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 9232
Population density: 5.6 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Broadford (O)

Naming - Location

Local native name: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach
Archipelago (island group): Inner Hebrides
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Scotland
Location in Country: North-northwest
Name council area: Council area Highland
Name Ward: Ward Eilean a'Cheo
Main place: Portree
Location Main place: East
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 0.54 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Since 1995 connected with the Scottish mainland by a bridge.

Topographic islandmap Skye

Skye map

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Height map of Skye

Skye Digital terrain model - DTM

Relief: Height Classes in percentages

Relief: Slope Classes in percentages

Weather at Skye

The weather type in Portreeovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 2.54 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1001 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 27 September 2021:11 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise: 08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 20:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Skye

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): 1210 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

Wikipedia Skye ?> Wikipedia: Wikipedia Skye
Tourist information: Info Skye
Youtube: Youtube Skye

island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

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Campings at Skye ?> Hotel 1) Skye Camping And Caravanning Club Site
2) Staffin Car. And Camp. Site
3) Torvaig Caravan And Camping Site
4) Uig Bay Campsite
Holiday Home
Bed & Breakfast
accommodation-page Skye

Social media - Multimedia

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Landuse Skye

 Forest   146.5 km2 
 Nature   744.2 km2 
 Agriculture   143.9 km2 
 Wet nature   519.2 km2 
 Water   9.2 km2 
 Urban area   2.8 km2 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 Rock outcrop   63.1 km2