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General information - Location

CountryFrance
Location in country West
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.1437,Lat: 45.8454 marker
Elevation7 meter above sea level
Local time22:28:23pm
Name province/regionPoitou-Charentes
Name SubregionCharente-Maritime
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityRochefort
Name Bourcefranc-le-Chapus

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Marennes3.7 km SouthEast
2 Saint-Trojan-les-Bains5.1 km West
3 Hiers-Brouage6.2 km EastNorthEast
4 Le Château-d'Oléron6.5 km NorthNorthWest
5 Le Grand-Village-Plage7.5 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 St Helier   Jersey381 km North
2 St. Peter Port   Guernsey415 km North
3 ParisFrance423 km NorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Bourcefranc-le-Chapus lies at the Bay of Biscay (direction West).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Garonne coastal: Seudre, Charente, part of the larger catchment area Adour-Garonne. The nearest bigger lake is Étang d'Hourtin (31.9 km2 at a height of around -1 meter above sea level) at a distance of 70.4 km in Southern direction).

The most nearby international border is the French-Spanish border with a straight distance of 281.4 km in SouthSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 394 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 78%, low location: 22%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised). The most common land use in the area is 0.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
La presqu'île d'Arvert - Zones littorales (marais et terres hautes)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (at a distance of 118 km and direction South).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.9 km2 
 2.7% 
 Nature   0.3 km2 
 0.4% 
 Wet nature   42.8 km2 
 61.3% 
 Agriculture   19.1 km2 
 27.4% 
 Urban area   5.8 km2 
 8.3% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Bourcefranc-le-Chapus in country France


Bourcefranc-le-Chapus at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Cordouan LighthouseFrance29 km SouthSouthWest
2 Bordeaux, Port of the MoonFrance121 km SouthSouthEast
3 Jurisdiction of Saint-EmilionFrance131 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Marais de Brouage-OlronFR0.6 km NorthEast

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Current weather at Bourcefranc-le-Chapus

Type of weather in Bourcefranc-le-Chapuslight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 13.94 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:10 hour and 55 minutes
Sunrise :07:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:45 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Bourcefranc-le-Chapus - FR (longitude: -1.1437, latitude: 45.8454)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0.01 Kilometers

1:00
7 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
7 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
7 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon
10:00
9 degrees
1020 mbar
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13:00
9 degrees
1021 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
16:00
9 degrees
1022 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19:00
7 degrees
1024 mbar
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22:00
6 degrees
1025 mbar
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