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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country Northeast
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 6.8963,Lat: 53.3351 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time22:52:44pm
Name province/regionGroningen
Name SubregionDelfzijl

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Uitwierde0.9 km North
2 Marsum1.5 km WestNorthWest
3 Delfzijl1.8 km East
4 Farmsum2.4 km EastSouthEast
5 Opwierde2.7 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands172 km SouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium327 km SouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg418 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 12 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 Oosterhornhaven (0.6 km2 at a distance of 3.7 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 19.9 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 28 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, The surroundings of the place is moderately urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Flat marine clay area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 184 km and direction SouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eelde Airport (at a distance of 32 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.4 km2 
 Nature   0.4 km2 
 Wet nature   20.5 km2 
 Agriculture   39.6 km2 
 Urban area   13.2 km2 
 Infrastructure   1.8 km2 
 Water - Lakes   1.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Biessum in country Netherlands

Biessum at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands47 km SouthWest
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands98 km WestSouthWest
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands108 km SouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
WaddenzeeNL1.4 km NorthNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Ladysmith

Type of weather in Ladysmithovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.34 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 1)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1011 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 23 April 2024:14 hour and 33 minutes
Sunrise :06:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:46 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Ladysmith - NL (longitude: 6.8963, latitude: 53.3351)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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