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General information - Location

CountryGermany
Location in country North
Location in EuropeCentral Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 8.293,Lat: 54.847 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time13:41:52pm
At islandSylt
Name Schleswig-Holstein
Name Nordfriesland
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)
Name
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 
 0.6% 
 Nature   4.7 km2 
 12.9% 
 Wet nature   24.8 km2 
 67.6% 
 Agriculture   1.4 km2 
 3.9% 
 Urban area   0.7 km2 
 1.9% 
 Rock-Sand   1.5 km2 
 4.1% 
 Water - Lakes   2.9 km2 
 8% 

Climate


Location of Rantum (Sylt) in country Germany


Rantum (Sylt) at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

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)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kampen: Livespotting - Live aus den Dünen von - auf SYLT am Roten Kliff

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:23:04
Placename webcam: Kampen - Schleswig-Holstein - Germany
Bings maps Kampen

Name webcam: Wenningstedt: Friesenkapelle - Sylt

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:28:57
Placename webcam: Wenningstedt - Schleswig-Holstein - Germany
Bings maps Wenningstedt

Name webcam: Sylt › South-East: Morsum

Current time


Current weather at Sylt-Ost

Type of weather in Sylt-Ostclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 29 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 32 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:15 hour and 8 minutes
Sunrise :05:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:05 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Sylt-Ost - DE (longitude: 8.293, latitude: 54.847)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

14:00
27 degrees
1019 mbar
clear skyweericoon
17:00
25 degrees
1018 mbar
clear skyweericoon
20:00
22 degrees
1017 mbar
clear skyweericoon
23:00
21 degrees
1016 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
2:00
20 degrees
1015 mbar
few cloudsweericoon









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