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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.012,Lat: 52.6235 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time13:46:13pm
Name province/regionNoord-Holland
Name SubregionKoggenland

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 De Hulk0.5 km North
2 Berkhout2.2 km NorthNorthWest
3 Hoorn2.4 km EastNorthEast
4 Grosthuizen2.5 km West
5 Schardam3.1 km South

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands29 km SouthSouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium203 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg344 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The North Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 26 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 Markermeer (693.4 km2 at a distance of 0.5 km in Eastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 109 km in SouthSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 153 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, 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 marine clay area

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 39 km and direction SouthSouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Agriculture   43.3 km2 
 Urban area   8.7 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 Water - Lakes   23.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Scharwoude in country Netherlands

Scharwoude at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)Netherlands11 km SouthWest
2 Dutch Water Defence LinesNetherlands17 km WestSouthWest
3 Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the SingelgrachtNetherlands30 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Markermeer & IJmeerNL0.3 km EastNorthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Gemeente Hoorn

Type of weather in Gemeente Hoornovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.6 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 989 mb
Humidity: 78 %
Daylength at 23 February 2024:10 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :07:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:05 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Gemeente Hoorn - NL (longitude: 5.012, latitude: 52.6235)
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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