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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country West
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 4.5598,Lat: 52.2208 marker
Elevation-3 meter above sea level
Local time4:30:09am
Name province/regionNoord-Holland
Name SubregionHaarlemmermeer

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kaag0.7 km SouthSouthWest
2 Sassenheim2.5 km WestNorthWest
3 Abbenes2.7 km EastNorthEast
4 Teijlingen3.1 km WestNorthWest
5 Oud Ade3.2 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands28 km EastNorthEast
2 Brussel   Belgium154 km South
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg311 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 9 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 Kagerplassen (4.7 km2 at a distance of 0.5 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-Belgium border with a straight distance of 81 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 113 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 98%, low location: 2%, 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)
Reclamed lakes-polders - Flat Peaty meadows-area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 17 km and direction EastNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport (at a distance of 31 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.3 km2 
 Agriculture   62.3 km2 
 Urban area   10.2 km2 
 Water - Lakes   4.6 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Buitenkaag in country Netherlands

Buitenkaag at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Lower German LimesGermany,Netherlands9.8 km WestSouthWest
2 Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the SingelgrachtNetherlands28 km EastNorthEast
3 Van NellefabriekNetherlands34 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Kennemerland-ZuidNL8.2 km WestNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Sassenheim

Type of weather in Sassenheimbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.2 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 998 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 58 minutes
Sunrise :07:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:22 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Sassenheim - NL (longitude: 4.5598, latitude: 52.2208)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0.01 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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