Compass

Compass points are traditionally composed of cardinal directions and intercardinal directions, which are produced by dividing the cardinal directions.

Cardinal directions

Cardinal directions refer to the primary points of a compass.

EnglishFinnish
North, 0° / 360°Pohjoinen
East, 90°Itä
South, 180°Etelä
West, 270°Länsi

Intercardinal directions

Intercardinal directions, also known as intermediate directions, refer to the points between cardinal directions.

EnglishFinnish
Northeast, 45°Koillinen
Southeast, 135°Kaakko
Southwest, 225°Lounas
Northwest, 315°Luode