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De Waal

De Waal

General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 4.8227,Lat: 53.0734 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time19:30:51pm
At islandTexel
Name province/regionNoord-Holland
Name SubregionTexel

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Oosterend2.4 km EastNorthEast
2 Den Burg2.6 km SouthWest
3 Zevenhuizen3 km EastNorthEast
4 Oudeschild4.2 km SouthSouthEast
5 Zuid-Eierland4.5 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands78 km South
2 Brussel   Belgium250 km SouthSouthWest
3 London   England389 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is very close with only a distance of around 3 km (direction EastSouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: Lek, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Amstelmeer (6.2 km2 at a distance of 20.9 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 136.4 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 191 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)
Flat marine clay area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 85 km and direction South).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.5 km2 
 Nature   5.1 km2 
 Wet nature   4.5 km2 
 Agriculture   60.1 km2 
 Urban area   3.8 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.5 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of De Waal in country Netherlands

De Waal at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Dutch Water Defence LinesNetherlands58 km South
2 Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)Netherlands59 km South
3 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands63 km EastSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Duinen en Lage Land TexelNL1.1 km North

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Gemeente Texel

Type of weather in Gemeente Texellight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 20 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 77 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:16 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise :05:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:59 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gemeente Texel - NL (longitude: 4.8227, latitude: 53.0734)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
20 degrees
1009 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19 degrees
1006 mbar
light rainweericoon
18 degrees
1004 mbar
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17 degrees
1006 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1007 mbar
light rainweericoon
17 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
17 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
16 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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