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General information - Location

CountryPortugal
Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.0321,Lat: 38.6161 marker
Elevation240 meter above sea level
Local time12:38:44pm
At islandSao-jorge
Name Região Autónoma Dos Açores
Name Ilha de São Jorge
Name Calheta 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


Location of Biscoitos in country Portugal


Biscoitos at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

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

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Norte Grande: Fajã do Ouvidor

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:31:59
Placename webcam: Norte Grande - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Norte Grande

Name webcam: Velas › South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:27:47
Placename webcam: Velas - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Velas

Name webcam: Altamora: Cais Do Galego

Current time


Current weather at Velas Municipality

Type of weather in Velas Municipalityclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 22 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.69 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1020 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:13 hour and 45 minutes
Sunrise :09:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:49 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Velas Municipality - PT (longitude: -28.0321, latitude: 38.6161)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0 Kilometers

17:00
22 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
22 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
23:00
22 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
2:00
22 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
22 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon









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