Hotels at Schalsum Hotels at Schalsum


General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.5726,Lat: 53.1988 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time4:02:00am
Name province/regionFriesland
Name SubregionFranekeradeel

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Peins1.8 km EastNorthEast
2 Boer2 km North
3 Franeker2.3 km WestSouthWest
4 Dongjum2.3 km NorthWest
5 Zweins2.3 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands103 km SouthSouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium275 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg401 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 7 km (direction NorthNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: 1, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is IJsselmeer (1134.7 km2 at a distance of 17.9 km in SouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 99.4 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 139 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Flat marine clay area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 113 km and direction SouthSouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Agriculture   71.5 km2 
 Urban area   7.1 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Schalsum in country Netherlands

Schalsum at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands40 km South
2 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands58 km EastSouthEast
3 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands64 km South

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
WaddenzeeNL7.1 km NorthNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Franeker

Type of weather in Franekerovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.75 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South South East
Air pressure: 998 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 55 minutes
Sunrise :07:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:17 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Franeker - NL (longitude: 5.5726, latitude: 53.1988)
Distance weather station to place (direction ONO): 0.01 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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