Hotels at Horsten Hotels at Horsten


General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country Northeast
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 7.0086,Lat: 52.9464 marker
Elevation8 meter above sea level
Local time21:57:36pm
Name province/regionGroningen
Name SubregionStadskanaal

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 1e Oomsberg1.2 km NorthNorthEast
2 Musselkanaal1.3 km South
3 Mussel2.4 km EastNorthEast
4 Oomsberg2.6 km NorthNorthEast
5 Jipsingboermussel3.5 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands157 km WestSouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium297 km SouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg376 km SouthSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 56 km (direction North).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Ems. The nearest bigger lake is Grote Rietplas (0.8 km2 at a distance of 24.1 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 10.2 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 14 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 99%, low location: 1%, 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)
Higher soil grounds

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 168 km and direction WestSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Eelde Airport (at a distance of 35 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.8 km2 
 Agriculture   67.7 km2 
 Urban area   8.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Horsten in country Netherlands

Horsten at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands43 km WestNorthWest
2 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands90 km West
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands90 km WestSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
LieftinghsbroekNL9.5 km NorthEast

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Gemeente Stadskanaal

Type of weather in Gemeente Stadskanaalovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.34 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 1)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1000 mb
Humidity: 77 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise :07:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:12 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

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Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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