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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in countryCenter
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.1911,Lat: 51.9937 marker
Elevation2 meter above sea level
Local time5:10:32am
Name province/regionUtrecht
Name SubregionHouten

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Honswijk2.6 km SouthSouthWest
2 Molenbuurt3.3 km WestSouthWest
3 Goilberdingen3.6 km SouthSouthWest
4 Everdingen3.9 km SouthWest
5 Tull en 't Waal4.1 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands47 km NorthNorthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium140 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg273 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 59 km (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 Maarsseveensche Plassen (0.5 km2 at a distance of 17.1 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 55.2 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 77 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, low location: 0%, 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 river area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 46 km and direction NorthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   3 km2 
 3.8% 
 Agriculture   58.2 km2 
 74.1% 
 Urban area   10.7 km2 
 13.6% 
 Water - Lakes   6.4 km2 
 8.2% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Schalkwijk in country Netherlands


Schalkwijk at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House)Netherlands11 km NorthNorthWest
2 Mill Network at Kinderdijk-ElshoutNetherlands39 km WestSouthWest
3 Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the SingelgrachtNetherlands46 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Lingegebied & Diefdijk-ZuidNL7.5 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


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Current weather at Provincie Utrecht

Type of weather in Provincie Utrechtovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 1.34 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 1)
Wind direction: South
Air pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 58 minutes
Sunrise :07:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:20 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gemeente Houten - NL (longitude: 5.1911, latitude: 51.9937)
Distance weather station to place (direction N): not known
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