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Rantum (Sylt)

Rantum (Sylt)

General information - Location

Location in country North
Location in EuropeCentral Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 8.293,Lat: 54.847 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time21:46:28pm
At islandSylt
Name province/regionSchleswig-Holstein
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityNordfriesland
Name Sylt

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Sylt:Westerland6.8 km North
2 Sylt:Archsum7.1 km EastNorthEast
3 Sylt:Keitum7.2 km NorthEast
4 Sylt:Munkmarsch8.9 km NorthNorthEast
5 Sylt:Morsum9.3 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 København   Denmark289 km EastNorthEast
2 Amsterdam   Netherlands356 km SouthWest
3 BerlinGermany425 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Rantum (Sylt) lies at the Wadden Sea (direction East).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Vidaa-Krusaa. The nearest bigger lake is Rantumbecken (2.4 km2 at a distance of 1.6 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).The place is located at an island named Sylt. The distance to the mainland is 0 km.

The most nearby international border is the Danish-German border with a straight distance of 23.2 km in EastNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 32 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 97%, low location: 3%, 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)
Hohe Geest

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Billund Airport (at a distance of 113 km and direction NorthNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Westerland Sylt Airport (at a distance of 8 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.2 km2 
 Nature   4.7 km2 
 Wet nature   24.8 km2 
 Agriculture   1.4 km2 
 Urban area   0.7 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1.5 km2 
 Water - Lakes   2.9 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Rantum (Sylt) in country Germany

Rantum (Sylt) at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the DanevirkeGermany86 km EastSouthEast
2 Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church SettlementDenmark95 km NorthEast
3 Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and ChurchDenmark124 km NorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ramsar-Gebiet S-H Wattenmeer und angrenzende KüstengebieteDE0.2 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Sylt-Ost

Type of weather in Sylt-Ostovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.66 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1005 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 51 minutes
Sunrise :07:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:04 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sylt-Ost - DE (longitude: 8.293, latitude: 54.847)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
7 degrees
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1007 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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