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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.6873,Lat: 53.4447 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time2:37:07am
At islandAmeland
Name province/regionFriesland
Name SubregionAmeland

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Hollum3.1 km West
2 Nes4.4 km East
3 Buren7.5 km East
4 Ferwerd14.9 km SouthEast
5 Blija15.4 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands131 km SouthSouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium303 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg428 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is very close with only a distance of around 2 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 Groote Wielen (0.8 km2 at a distance of 26.8 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 101.2 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 142 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 99%, low location: 1%, The most common land use in the area is 0.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 141 km and direction SouthSouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.6 km2 
 Nature   7.9 km2 
 Wet nature   20.2 km2 
 Agriculture   16.2 km2 
 Urban area   0.8 km2 
 Rock-Sand   3.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Ballum in country Netherlands

Ballum at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands65 km SouthEast
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands67 km South
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands90 km South

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Duinen AmelandNL0.8 km NorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Hollum

Type of weather in Hollumovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 16 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.7 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 91 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:16 hour and 28 minutes
Sunrise :05:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:57 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Hollum - NL (longitude: 5.6873, latitude: 53.4447)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

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1006 mbar
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1008 mbar
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1008 mbar
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1009 mbar
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1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
16 degrees
1010 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
16 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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