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General information - Location

CountryGermany
Location in country North
Location in EuropeCentral Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 8.3087,Lat: 54.9079 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time6:44:35am
At islandSylt
Name Schleswig-Holstein
Name Nordfriesland
Name Sylt

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Wenningstedt-Braderup (Sylt):Wenningstedt2.7 km NorthNorthEast
2 Sylt:Munkmarsch3.3 km EastNorthEast
3 Wenningstedt-Braderup (Sylt):Braderup3.8 km NorthEast
4 Sylt:Keitum4.2 km EastSouthEast
5 Kampen (Sylt)5.7 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 København   Denmark286 km EastNorthEast
2 Amsterdam   Netherlands361 km SouthWest
3 BerlinGermany428 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Westerland lies at the North Sea (direction WestNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Vidaa-Krusaa. The nearest bigger lake is Rantumbecken (2.4 km2 at a distance of 3.4 km in SouthSouthEastern 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 21 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 29 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 68%, low location: 32%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

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 107 km and direction NorthNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Westerland Sylt Airport (at a distance of 2.1 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.2 km2 
 0.5% 
 Nature   3.8 km2 
 8.9% 
 Wet nature   7.8 km2 
 18.6% 
 Agriculture   13 km2 
 30.7% 
 Urban area   7.6 km2 
 18.1% 
 Infrastructure   3.9 km2 
 9.2% 
 Rock-Sand   1.3 km2 
 3.2% 
 Water - Lakes   2.3 km2 
 5.5% 

Climate


Location of Westerland in country Germany


Westerland at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the DanevirkeGermany89 km SouthEast
2 Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church SettlementDenmark90 km EastNorthEast
3 Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and ChurchDenmark118 km NorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
NTP S-H Wattenmeer und angrenzende KüstengebieteDE0.8 km WestNorthWest

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: Tinnum: Livespotting - Webcam vom Golfplatz des Marine Golf Club auf SYLT

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:28:38
Placename webcam: Tinnum - Schleswig-Holstein - Germany
Bings maps Tinnum

Name webcam: Sylt: Shuttle Westerland

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:25:54
Placename webcam: Sylt - Schleswig-Holstein - Germany
Bings maps Sylt

Name webcam: Sylt › South-East: Morsum

Current time


Current weather at Westerland

Type of weather in Westerlandbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 12 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :07:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:19 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Westerland - DE (longitude: 8.3087, latitude: 54.9079)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0.01 Kilometers

8:00
13 degrees
1013 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
11:00
13 degrees
1012 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
14:00
13 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
17:00
13 degrees
1009 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
20:00
14 degrees
1007 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon









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