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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 time12:33:09pm
At islandTexel
Name Noord-Holland
Name Texel

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)
Name
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 
 2% 
 Nature   5.1 km2 
 6.6% 
 Wet nature   4.5 km2 
 5.9% 
 Agriculture   60.1 km2 
 78.5% 
 Urban area   3.8 km2 
 4.9% 
 Infrastructure   0.5 km2 
 0.7% 

Climate


Location of De Waal in country Netherlands


De Waal at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

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)


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Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Texel › East: Havenkantoor Oudeschild (Gemeente haven Oudeschild)

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-11-28 12:04:29
Placename webcam: Texel - North Holland - Netherlands
Bings maps Texel

Name webcam: Texel › North-East: Lighthouse Texel

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-11-28 11:28:37
Placename webcam: Texel - North Holland - Netherlands
Bings maps Texel

Name webcam: Texel › North-East: Werkhaven

Current time


Current weather at Gemeente Texel

Type of weather in Gemeente Texelovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 1008 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 28 November 2022:8 hour and 4 minutes
Sunrise :08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:30 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Gemeente Texel - NL (longitude: 4.8227, latitude: 53.0734)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

13:00
12 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
11 degrees
1010 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19:00
11 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
22:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
1:00
11 degrees
1015 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon









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