Hotels at Borkum Hotels at Borkum


General information - Location

Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeCentral Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.6646,Lat: 53.588 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time23:24:37pm
At islandBorkum
Name province/regionNiedersachsen
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityLeer
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)
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 
 Wet nature   6.8 km2 
 Agriculture   2.8 km2 
 Urban area   3 km2 
 Infrastructure   1.1 km2 
 Rock-Sand   6 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Borkum in country Germany

Borkum at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

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)

Current weather at Borkum

Type of weather in Borkumlight snow weericoon
Current temperature: -1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.39 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1010 mb
Humidity: 96 %
Daylength at 1 December 2023:7 hour and 52 minutes
Sunrise :08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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

1 degrees
1011 mbar
light snowweericoon
4 degrees
1011 mbar
light snowweericoon
4 degrees
1013 mbar
light snowweericoon
4 degrees
1013 mbar
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1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
5 degrees
1015 mbar
light snowweericoon
6 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
5 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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