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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.0041,Lat: 53.3406 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time20:06:59pm
Name province/regionFriesland
Name SubregionDongeradeel

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Dokkum1.6 km SouthSouthWest
2 Hiaure2.2 km WestNorthWest
3 Wetsens2.3 km EastNorthEast
4 Hantumeruitburen2.3 km North
5 Bornwird3.3 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands131 km SouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium300 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg415 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 6 km (direction North).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: 1, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Lauwersmeer (24.4 km2 at a distance of 10.6 km in Eastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 79.3 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 111 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, 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
Flat marine clay area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 142 km and direction SouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Agriculture   72.2 km2 
 92% 
 Urban area   5.9 km2 
 7.5% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Aalsum in country Netherlands


Aalsum at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands42 km SouthEast
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands59 km SouthSouthWest
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands80 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
WaddenzeeNL6.2 km NorthNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Noardeast-Fryslan: Dokkum - Prachtige gracht in het centrum van Dokkum

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-02 20:04:50
Placename webcam: Noardeast-Fryslan - Friesland - Netherlands
Bings maps Noardeast-Fryslan

Name webcam: Het Hogeland › North-East

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-02 19:14:36
Placename webcam: Het Hogeland - Groningen - Netherlands
Bings maps Het Hogeland

Name webcam: Schiermonnikoog › South: Jachthaven Schiermonnikoog

Current time


Current weather at Dokkum

Type of weather in Dokkumsnow weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.01 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 2 December 2023:7 hour and 53 minutes
Sunrise :08:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:21 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Dokkum - NL (longitude: 6.0041, latitude: 53.3406)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): 0.01 Kilometers

22:00
3 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
1:00
2 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon
4:00
1 degrees
1018 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
2 degrees
1019 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
10:00
3 degrees
1019 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
13:00
2 degrees
1018 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
16:00
2 degrees
1017 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19:00
1 degrees
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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