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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.2705,Lat: 46.9777 marker
Elevation2 meter above sea level
Local time23:13:33pm
At islandIle-de-noirmoutier
Name province/regionPays de la Loire
Name SubregionVendée
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityLes Sables-d'Olonne
Name L'Épine

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 La Guérinière2 km SouthEast
2 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île3.7 km NorthEast
3 Barbâtre8.6 km SouthEast
4 La Barre-de-Monts15.5 km SouthEast
5 Préfailles17.4 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 St Helier   Jersey248 km NorthNorthEast
2 St. Peter Port   Guernsey276 km North
3 ParisFrance400 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

L'Épine lies at the Bay of Biscay (direction WestSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Loire coastal: Sevre niortaise, Lay, Sallertaine, Falleron, part of the larger catchment area Loire, Brittany and Vendee coastal waters. The nearest bigger lake is Lac de Grand-Lieu (19.8 km2 at a height of around -1 meter above sea level) at a distance of 44.1 km in Eastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the French-Spanish border with a straight distance of 405.3 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 567 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 97%, low location: 3%, The most common land use in the area is 0.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (at a distance of 268 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Île d'Yeu Airport (at a distance of 30 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.6 km2 
 Nature   0.5 km2 
 Wet nature   31.6 km2 
 Agriculture   7.2 km2 
 Urban area   8.5 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1.2 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of L'Épine in country France

L'Épine at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Cordouan LighthouseFrance177 km SouthSouthEast
2 Mont-Saint-Michel and its BayFrance193 km NorthNorthEast
3 The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and ChalonnesFrance230 km East

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Marais Breton, baie de Bourgneuf, le de Noirmoutier et fort de MontsFR0.6 km WestSouthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Noirmoutier-en-l'Île

Type of weather in Noirmoutier-en-l'Îlescattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.27 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 72 %
Daylength at 1 December 2023:8 hour and 49 minutes
Sunrise :08:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Noirmoutier-en-l'Île - FR (longitude: -2.2705, latitude: 46.9777)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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