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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.9022,Lat: 53.3694 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time20:37:43pm
Name province/regionFriesland
Name SubregionDongeradeel

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Waaxens1.6 km EastSouthEast
2 Brantgum2.6 km SouthEast
3 Blija3.3 km WestSouthWest
4 Foudgum3.7 km SouthEast
5 Hantum4.2 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands130 km SouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium300 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg419 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden 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 15.5 km in Southern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 86.2 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 121 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, 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 141 km and direction SouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Wet nature   27.3 km2 
 34.8% 
 Agriculture   50.4 km2 
 64.1% 
 Urban area   0.9 km2 
 1.1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Holwerd in country Netherlands


Holwerd at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands49 km SouthEast
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands60 km SouthSouthWest
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands82 km South

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

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Holwerd

Type of weather in Holwerdovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 13.89 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 7)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1000 mb
Humidity: 73 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 55 minutes
Sunrise :07:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:16 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Holwerd - NL (longitude: 5.9022, latitude: 53.3694)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

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11 degrees
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1004 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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