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General information - Location

CountryNetherlands (Holland)
Location in country North
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 4.9311,Lat: 52.8952 marker
Elevation3 meter above sea level
Local time14:20:47pm
Name Noord-Holland
Name Hollands Kroon

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 De Haukes0.7 km South
2 Westerklief1.4 km East
3 Oosterklief2 km East
4 Hippolytushoef2.7 km EastNorthEast
5 Van Ewijcksluis4 km WestSouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AmsterdamNetherlands58 km South
2 Brussel   Belgium231 km SouthSouthWest
3 Luxembourg   Luxembourg375 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Westerland lies at the Wadden Sea (direction NorthNorthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Rhine coastal: Lek, part of the larger catchment area Rhine. The nearest bigger lake is Amstelmeer (6.2 km2 at a distance of 1 km in Southern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Dutch-German border with a straight distance of 123.7 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 173 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 99%, low location: 1%, The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

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

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (at a distance of 66 km and direction SouthSouthWest).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Wet nature   27.9 km2 
 35.5% 
 Agriculture   42.6 km2 
 54.3% 
 Urban area   1.3 km2 
 1.6% 
 Water - Lakes   6.7 km2 
 8.6% 

Climate


Location of Westerland in country Netherlands


Westerland at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder)Netherlands39 km South
2 Dutch Water Defence LinesNetherlands39 km SouthSouthWest
3 Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)Netherlands51 km East

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
WaddenzeeNL0.7 km NorthNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Texel › East: Havenkantoor Oudeschild (Gemeente haven Oudeschild)

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:13:44
Placename webcam: Texel - North Holland - Netherlands
Bings maps Texel

Name webcam: Texel › North-East: Werkhaven

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 13:48:36
Placename webcam: Texel - North Holland - Netherlands
Bings maps Texel

Name webcam: Texel: Waddenzee

Current time


Current weather at Wieringen

Type of weather in Wieringenscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 29 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 40 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:14 hour and 54 minutes
Sunrise :06:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:12 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Wieringen - NL (longitude: 4.9311, latitude: 52.8952)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

17:00
25 degrees
1015 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
20:00
22 degrees
1014 mbar
clear skyweericoon
23:00
21 degrees
1013 mbar
clear skyweericoon
2:00
21 degrees
1011 mbar
clear skyweericoon
5:00
21 degrees
1011 mbar
clear skyweericoon









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