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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in countryCenter
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 4.9974,Lat: 51.8655 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time13:41:15pm
Name province/regionZuid-Holland
Name SubregionGiessenlanden

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Spijk1.7 km SouthSouthWest
2 Hoogblokland1.9 km NorthWest
3 Nieuwland3.4 km North
4 Kedichem3.7 km EastSouthEast
5 Hoornaar3.9 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands57 km North
2 Brussel   Belgium122 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg263 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 56 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 Petrusplaat (0.9 km2 at a distance of 18.8 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-Belgium border with a straight distance of 42.2 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 59 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
Flat river area
Groene Hart

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 52 km and direction NorthNorthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.4 km2 
 1.8% 
 Wet nature   1.1 km2 
 1.4% 
 Agriculture   62.7 km2 
 79.8% 
 Urban area   10.2 km2 
 12.9% 
 Infrastructure   0.5 km2 
 0.6% 
 Water - Lakes   1.7 km2 
 2.1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Arkel in country Netherlands


Arkel at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Mill Network at Kinderdijk-ElshoutNetherlands24 km West
2 Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House)Netherlands27 km NorthNorthEast
3 Van NellefabriekNetherlands40 km WestNorthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Lingegebied & Diefdijk-ZuidNL0.4 km SouthSouthWest

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Current weather at Gorinchem

Type of weather in Gorinchemovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.47 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 988 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 23 February 2024:10 hour and 27 minutes
Sunrise :07:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:07 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gorinchem - NL (longitude: 4.9974, latitude: 51.8655)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

16:00
7 degrees
991 mbar
light rainweericoon
19:00
5 degrees
993 mbar
light rainweericoon
22:00
5 degrees
993 mbar
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1:00
4 degrees
994 mbar
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4:00
4 degrees
995 mbar
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7:00
5 degrees
998 mbar
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10:00
6 degrees
999 mbar
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13:00
6 degrees
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