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Chã da Cruz

Chã da Cruz

General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.6106,Lat: 38.586 marker
Elevation meter above sea level
Local time23:19:18pm
At islandFaial
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha do Faial
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityHorta
Name Ribeirinha

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ribeirinha1.2 km North
2 Chão Frio3.1 km WestSouthWest
3 Praia3.3 km SouthWest
4 Espalhafatos3.6 km NorthNorthWest
5 Pedro Miguel4 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1687 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2082 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2133 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Chã da Cruz lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthEast).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Cabeço Gordo (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 10.6 km (direction NorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1694.6 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2373 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 43%, hill: 53%, low mountains: 2%, The hills are mainly eastern 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 277 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Horta Airport (at a distance of 11 km in Western direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Chã da Cruz in country Portugal

Chã da Cruz at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal10 km South
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal120 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1265 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Monte da Guia - Ilha do FaialPT6.6 km SouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Matriz

Type of weather in Matrizovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 18 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.13 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North East
Air pressure: 1025 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 18 June 2024:14 hour and 51 minutes
Sunrise :08:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:21 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Matriz - PT (longitude: -28.6106, latitude: 38.586)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNO): 0 Kilometers

18 degrees
1025 mbar
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17 degrees
1029 mbar
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17 degrees
1030 mbar
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1031 mbar
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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