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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.0321,Lat: 38.6161 marker
Elevation240 meter above sea level
Local time15:44:40pm
At islandSao-jorge
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha de São Jorge
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityCalheta de São Jorge
Name Calheta

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Calheta1.6 km SouthSouthEast
2 Norte Pequeno4.3 km EastNorthEast
3 Caminhos Novos4.7 km SouthEast
4 Silveira4.8 km SouthEast
5 Rua de Baixo4.8 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1637 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2032 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2084 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Biscoitos lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Pico da Esperança (Fissure vent) at a distance of 5.8 km (direction NorthNorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1646.7 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2305 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 10%, hill: 43%, low mountains: 42%, moderate high mountains: 5%, The hills are mainly southwestern orientated. 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 231 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is São Jorge Airport (at a distance of 14 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Biscoitos in country Portugal

Biscoitos at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal45 km WestNorthWest
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal70 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1222 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Costa NE e Ponta do Topo - Ilha de S. JorgePT3.2 km North

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Velas Municipality

Type of weather in Velas Municipalitybroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 20 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.22 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:14 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :08:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:04 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Velas Municipality - PT (longitude: -28.0321, latitude: 38.6161)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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