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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country Northeast
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.5698,Lat: 52.9874 marker
Elevation10 meter above sea level
Local time5:21:51am
Name province/regionDrenthe
Name SubregionAssen

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Anreep1.4 km SouthEast
2 Graswijk1.8 km SouthWest
3 Deurze2.7 km East
4 Eleveld3.4 km SouthSouthEast
5 Witten3.6 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands132 km WestSouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium283 km SouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg377 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 49 km (direction NorthNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Ems. The nearest bigger lake is Diependal (1.2 km2 at a distance of 9.4 km in SouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 38 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 53 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 43%, low location: 57%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The surroundings of the place is moderately urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

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Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 144 km and direction WestSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eelde Airport (at a distance of 15 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   2.1 km2 
 2.7% 
 Nature   4.7 km2 
 6% 
 Agriculture   42 km2 
 53.4% 
 Urban area   21.3 km2 
 27.1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Assen in country Netherlands


Assen at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands13 km WestNorthWest
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands62 km WestSouthWest
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands66 km WestSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Drentsche Aa-gebiedNL1.7 km EastNorthEast

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Current weather at Assen

Type of weather in Assenovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South East
Air pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise :07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:13 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Assen - NL (longitude: 6.5698, latitude: 52.9874)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

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