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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -2.2185,Lat: 47.1305 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time21:39:32pm
Name province/regionPays de la Loire
Name SubregionLoire-Atlantique
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalitySaint-Nazaire
Name Préfailles

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 La Plaine-sur-Mer3.2 km NorthEast
2 Pornic6.1 km EastSouthEast
3 Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef7.4 km NorthEast
4 Saint-Brevin-les-Pins11 km NorthNorthEast
5 Noirmoutier-en-l'Île14.2 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 St Helier   Jersey231 km North
2 St. Peter Port   Guernsey260 km North
3 ParisFrance388 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Préfailles 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 38.3 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the French-Spanish border with a straight distance of 421.8 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 591 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 20%, low location: 80%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (at a distance of 282 km and direction SouthSouthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   0.7 km2 
 Wet nature   4.5 km2 
 Agriculture   15.4 km2 
 Urban area   6.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Préfailles in country France

Préfailles at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Mont-Saint-Michel and its BayFrance175 km NorthNorthEast
2 Cordouan LighthouseFrance190 km SouthSouthEast
3 The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and ChalonnesFrance223 km East

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Estuaire de la Loire Sud - Baie de BourgneufFR0.4 km WestSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Préfailles

Type of weather in Préfaillesfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.94 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 998 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:11 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :07:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:55 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Préfailles - FR (longitude: -2.2185, latitude: 47.1305)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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