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General information - Location

CountryGermany
Location in country North
Location in EuropeCentral Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 8.4411,Lat: 54.6985 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time21:15:07pm
At islandFöhr
Name province/regionSchleswig-Holstein
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityNordfriesland
Name Föhr-Amrum
Name Witsum

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Borgsum1.2 km East
2 Nieblum:Goting2.2 km EastSouthEast
3 Utersum2.8 km NorthWest
4 Süderende3.2 km North
5 Nieblum3.2 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 København   Denmark287 km EastNorthEast
2 Amsterdam   Netherlands350 km SouthWest
3 BerlinGermany408 km SouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Witsum lies at the Wadden Sea (direction South).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Vidaa-Krusaa. The nearest bigger lake is Rantumbecken (2.4 km2 at a distance of 19.9 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Föhr. The distance to the mainland is 5.2 km.

The most nearby international border is the Danish-German border with a straight distance of 26.8 km in NorthNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 38 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, low location: 0%, The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely 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 124 km and direction NorthNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Westerland Sylt Airport (at a distance of 25 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Wet nature   29.3 km2 
 42.2% 
 Agriculture   38.3 km2 
 55.3% 
 Urban area   1.2 km2 
 1.7% 
 Rock-Sand   0.4 km2 
 0.6% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Witsum in country Germany


Witsum 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 DanevirkeGermany71 km EastSouthEast
2 Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church SettlementDenmark99 km NorthEast
3 Wadden SeaDenmark,Germany,Netherlands130 km South

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ramsar-Gebiet S-H Wattenmeer und angrenzende KüstengebieteDE0.1 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Witsum

Type of weather in Witsumclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 15 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.89 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:16 hour and 32 minutes
Sunrise :05:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Witsum - DE (longitude: 8.4411, latitude: 54.6985)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

23:00
14 degrees
1017 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
2:00
14 degrees
1019 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
5:00
14 degrees
1020 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
8:00
14 degrees
1021 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
11:00
14 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
14:00
14 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
17:00
14 degrees
1020 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
20:00
15 degrees
1020 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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