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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country East
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.4701,Lat: 52.2408 marker
Elevation16 meter above sea level
Local time18:32:57pm
Name province/regionOverijssel
Name SubregionHof van Twente

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Markelo1.7 km EastSouthEast
2 Beusbergen2.5 km EastSouthEast
3 Pothoek2.5 km EastNorthEast
4 Stokkum3.9 km SouthEast
5 Beuseberg4.5 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands109 km West
2 Brussel   Belgium214 km SouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg294 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 120 km (direction NorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: 1, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Rhederlaag (2.4 km2 at a distance of 38.2 km in SouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 24.1 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 34 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 10%, low location: 90%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Higher soil grounds

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Düsseldorf Airport (at a distance of 108 km and direction South).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   8.4 km2 
 Nature   1.1 km2 
 Agriculture   66.3 km2 
 Urban area   1.3 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Achterhoek in country Netherlands

Achterhoek at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands65 km NorthWest
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands86 km NorthWest
3 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands89 km North

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
BorkeldNL2.4 km NorthNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Markelo

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Current temperature: 0 degrees Celcius
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Wind: 3.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 2 December 2023:8 hour and 3 minutes
Sunrise :08:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:25 Europe/Amsterdam

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