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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 5.4833,Lat: 53.0834 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time5:08:22am
Name province/regionFriesland
Name SubregionSúdwest-Fryslân

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Longerhouw1.6 km SouthSouthWest
2 Schraard2.2 km West
3 Witmarsum2.4 km NorthNorthWest
4 Hichtum2.8 km East
5 Exmorra3.2 km SouthSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands88 km SouthSouthWest
2 Brussel   Belgium261 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg389 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Wadden Sea is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 7 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 IJsselmeer (1134.7 km2 at a distance of 6.4 km in Western direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 96.9 km in SouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 136 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 100%, 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 99 km and direction SouthSouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Agriculture   74.3 km2 
 Urban area   4.2 km2 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Schettens in country Netherlands

Schettens 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)Netherlands30 km SouthSouthEast
2 Schokland and SurroundingsNetherlands53 km SouthSouthEast
3 Colonies of BenevolenceBelgium,Netherlands61 km East

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
IJsselmeerNL6.3 km West

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Bolsward

Type of weather in Bolswardovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.68 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 997 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:10 hour and 56 minutes
Sunrise :07:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Bolsward - NL (longitude: 5.4833, latitude: 53.0834)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): 0.01 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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