Hotels at Petten Hotels at Petten


General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 4.6638,Lat: 52.7685 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time22:04:05pm
Name province/regionNoord-Holland
Name SubregionSchagen

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Het Korfwater0.7 km NorthNorthEast
2 Burgervlotbrug1.9 km SouthEast
3 Sint Maartenszee3.4 km NorthEast
4 Burgerbrug3.4 km SouthEast
5 Sint Maartensvlotbrug3.7 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands47 km SouthSouthEast
2 Brussel   Belgium215 km South
3 London   England365 km WestSouthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Petten lies at the North Sea (direction WestNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: Lek, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Lage Oude Veer (1.3 km2 at a distance of 13.2 km in NorthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 136.4 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 191 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 99%, low location: 1%, The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 52 km and direction South).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.3 km2 
 Nature   2.8 km2 
 Agriculture   35.9 km2 
 Urban area   1.9 km2 
 Rock-Sand   1.3 km2 
 Water - Lakes   0.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Petten in country Netherlands

Petten at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Dutch Water Defence LinesNetherlands25 km SouthSouthEast
2 Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)Netherlands30 km SouthSouthEast
3 Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the SingelgrachtNetherlands47 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Zwanenwater & PettemerduinenNL0.3 km NorthNorthEast

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 Zijpe

Type of weather in Gemeente Zijpebroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 5 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 83 %
Daylength at 23 April 2024:14 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :06:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:54 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gemeente Zijpe - NL (longitude: 4.6638, latitude: 52.7685)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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