Hotels at Algar Hotels at Algar


General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.6699,Lat: 38.53 marker
Elevation14 meter above sea level
Local time2:46:34am
At islandFaial
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha do Faial
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityHorta
Name Feteira

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Granja0.5 km NorthNorthWest
2 Portela0.7 km NorthNorthEast
3 Feteira0.9 km WestSouthWest
4 Lajinha1.1 km SouthEast
5 São Pedro1.1 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1692 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2087 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2139 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Algar lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Cabeço Gordo (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 9.7 km (direction North). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1701.2 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2382 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 51%, hill: 35%, low mountains: 11%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised). The most common land use in the area is .
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport João Paulo II Airport (at a distance of 279 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Horta Airport (at a distance of 4.1 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Algar in country Portugal

Algar at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal11 km SouthEast
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal125 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1267 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Monte da Guia - Ilha do FaialPT0.6 km SouthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Arrife

Type of weather in Arrifeclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.02 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1034 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:11 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:48 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Arrife - PT (longitude: -28.6699, latitude: 38.53)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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