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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.7804,Lat: 52.9461 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time14:58:31pm
Name province/regionFriesland
Name SubregionDe Friese Meren

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ouwster-Nijega2.4 km SouthEast
2 Ouwsterhaule2.4 km EastSouthEast
3 Oldeouwer2.9 km SouthSouthEast
4 Joure3 km NorthEast
5 Boornzwaag3.3 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands87 km SouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium253 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg372 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 32 km (direction NorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: 1, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Langweerderwielen (2.3 km2 at a distance of 3.1 km in NorthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 72 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 101 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)
Flat Peaty meadows-area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 99 km and direction SouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0.7 km2 
 Agriculture   60.6 km2 
 Urban area   7.5 km2 
 Water - Lakes   6.4 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Scharsterbrug in country Netherlands

Scharsterbrug 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)Netherlands13 km SouthWest
2 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands34 km South
3 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands42 km EastNorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
SneekermeergebiedNL5.4 km NorthNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Joure

Type of weather in Joureovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 7 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 8.49 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 989 mb
Humidity: 75 %
Daylength at 23 February 2024:10 hour and 23 minutes
Sunrise :07:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:02 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Joure - NL (longitude: 5.7804, latitude: 52.9461)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZW): 0.01 Kilometers

6 degrees
990 mbar
light rainweericoon
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992 mbar
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4 degrees
993 mbar
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993 mbar
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995 mbar
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997 mbar
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7 degrees
997 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
7 degrees
998 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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