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General information - Location

CountryGermany
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeCentral Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.6646,Lat: 53.588 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time13:57:14pm
At islandBorkum
Name Niedersachsen
Name Leer
Name Borkum

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Borkum:Ostland4.3 km EastNorthEast
2 Borkum:Reede Borkum6.6 km EastSouthEast
3 Juist:Domäne Bill18.1 km EastNorthEast
4 Hefswal   18.7 km SouthSouthEast
5 Roodeschool   19.5 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Amsterdam   Netherlands180 km SouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium344 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg444 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Borkum lies at the North Sea (direction West). The nearest bigger lake is Speicherbecken Leyhörn (3.2 km2 at a distance of 25.4 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 46.4 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 65 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 99%, low location: 1%, The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is nature.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Watten und Marschen

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 191 km and direction SouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eelde Airport (at a distance of 52 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   8.3 km2 
 29.4% 
 Wet nature   6.8 km2 
 24% 
 Agriculture   2.8 km2 
 9.9% 
 Urban area   3 km2 
 10.7% 
 Infrastructure   1.1 km2 
 4% 
 Rock-Sand   6 km2 
 21.2% 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 
 0.9% 

Climate


Location of Borkum in country Germany


Borkum at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands63 km SouthSouthWest
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands106 km SouthWest
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands121 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Nationalpark Niedersächsisches WattenmeerDE0.6 km West

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Borkum: Livespotting - Live vom Strand und der Seehundbank von

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 12:57:27
Placename webcam: Borkum - Lower Saxony - Germany
Bings maps Borkum

Name webcam: Borkum: Livespotting - Live von der höchsten Webcam mit Blick über

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:43:52
Placename webcam: Borkum - Lower Saxony - Germany
Bings maps Borkum

Name webcam: Borkum › South-East: Reedestraße

Current time


Current weather at Borkum

Type of weather in Borkumclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 30 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.34 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 62 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:14 hour and 59 minutes
Sunrise :06:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:07 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Borkum - DE (longitude: 6.6646, latitude: 53.588)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0 Kilometers

14:00
28 degrees
1018 mbar
clear skyweericoon
17:00
25 degrees
1016 mbar
clear skyweericoon
20:00
22 degrees
1015 mbar
clear skyweericoon
23:00
21 degrees
1015 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
2:00
21 degrees
1013 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon









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