Hotels at Schans Hotels at Schans


General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country Southeast
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.952,Lat: 51.9382 marker
Elevation11 meter above sea level
Local time13:45:23pm
Name province/regionGelderland
Name SubregionLingewaard

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Looveer0.6 km EastSouthEast
2 Huissen0.7 km West
3 Loo2 km SouthEast
4 Angeren2.4 km South
5 Bergerden2.9 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands87 km NorthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium165 km SouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg259 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 109 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 Rhederlaag (2.4 km2 at a distance of 7.6 km in NorthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Signaal Imbosch with a height of 110 meter (at a distance of 11.5 km and direction NorthNorthEast).One of the mountains in Veluwe The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 11.2 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 16 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 70%, low location: 30%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. 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 river area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Eindhoven Airport (at a distance of 67 km and direction SouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   3.2 km2 
 Wet nature   0.8 km2 
 Agriculture   41.5 km2 
 Urban area   26.5 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.4 km2 
 Water - Lakes   4.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Schans in country Netherlands

Schans at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House)Netherlands58 km WestNorthWest
2 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands79 km North
3 Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the SingelgrachtNetherlands87 km NorthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
RijntakkenNL0 km East

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 Westervoort

Type of weather in Gemeente Westervoortovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.72 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: South South West
Air pressure: 990 mb
Humidity: 79 %
Daylength at 23 February 2024:10 hour and 27 minutes
Sunrise :07:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:03 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gemeente Westervoort - NL (longitude: 5.952, latitude: 51.9382)
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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