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Other Places Named Napinka ...

We searched for American and Canadian communities that are also named Napinka, but it seems to be unique.

How Far From Napinka to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Napinka to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> from Napinka to:

  • Winnipeg, which is the Provincial Capital of Manitoba, lies 171 miles [275.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). If you could drive a straight line from Napinka to Winnipeg, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,200 miles [1,931.2 km] to the East (E). Driving would take about three full days, a buggy would take 47 days and walking would take 69 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,213 miles [9,998.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba) is 6,980 miles [11,233.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Vatican is 4,948 miles [7,963 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting at Napinka. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Napinka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Napinka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Napinka

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Napinka to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 323.87 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 323.047 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 313.936 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Napinka.



 
 
 

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