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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in countryCenter
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 4.8933,Lat: 52.3742 marker
Elevation-2 meter above sea level
Local time6:32:26am
Population883000 (1th largest city in country)
Name Noord-Holland
Name Amsterdam

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Duivendrecht5.5 km SouthSouthEast
2 Diemen-Noord6 km EastSouthEast
3 Zunderdorp6.3 km EastNorthEast
4 Durgerdam6.5 km East
5 Landsmeer6.6 km NorthNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands0 km East
2 Brussel   Belgium174 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg320 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 22 km (direction NorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: Lek, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Sloterplas (0.8 km2 at a distance of 4.4 km in Western direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 94.6 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 132 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 99%, low location: 1%, The surroundings of the place is highly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name
Reclamed lakes-polders - Flat Peaty meadows-area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 11 km and direction SouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Lelystad Airport (at a distance of 44 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Agriculture   1 km2 
 1.3% 
 Urban area   50.7 km2 
 64.5% 
 Infrastructure   11.1 km2 
 14.1% 
 Water - Lakes   8.3 km2 
 10.5% 

Climate


Location of Amsterdam in country Netherlands


Amsterdam at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the SingelgrachtNetherlands1.1 km SouthSouthWest
2 Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)Netherlands19 km North
3 Dutch Water Defence LinesNetherlands21 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Markermeer & IJmeerNL5.8 km East

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: Warder: Webcam Weerstation

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:21:23
Placename webcam: Warder - North Holland - Netherlands
Bings maps Warder

Name webcam: Amsterdam

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 05:46:39
Placename webcam: Amsterdam - North Holland - Netherlands
Bings maps Amsterdam

Name webcam: Noord overig: Cruise Ship Terminal Amsterdam

Current time


Current weather at Amsterdam

Type of weather in Amsterdamclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 0.51 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 1)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 2 minutes
Sunrise :07:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:33 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Amsterdam - NL (longitude: 4.8933, latitude: 52.3742)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZW): 0 Kilometers

8:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
clear skyweericoon
11:00
14 degrees
1014 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
14:00
15 degrees
1014 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
17:00
12 degrees
1013 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
20:00
12 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon









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