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Fajã Grande

Fajã Grande

General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -31.2612,Lat: 39.4543 marker
Elevation181 meter above sea level
Local time23:09:18pm
At islandFlores
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha das Flores
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityLajes das Flores
Name Fajã Grande

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ponta Delgada8 km EastNorthEast
2 Fazenda de Santa Cruz9.5 km EastSouthEast
3 Ribeira dos Barqueiros10.3 km SouthEast
4 Monte10.4 km EastSouthEast
5 Lomba10.9 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1907 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2313 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2336 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Fajã Grande lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Flores Volcano (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 10.2 km (direction SouthSouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1885.8 km in EastSouthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2640 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 15%, hill: 26%, low mountains: 54%, moderate high mountains: 5%, The hills are mainly western 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 530 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Flores Airport (at a distance of 11 km in EastSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Fajã Grande in country Portugal

Fajã Grande at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal263 km SouthEast
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal364 km SouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1519 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Zona Central - Morro Alto - Ilha das FloresPT1.5 km East

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Santa Cruz das Flores

Type of weather in Santa Cruz das Floresbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 23 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.52 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:14 hour and 41 minutes
Sunrise :08:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:31 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Santa Cruz das Flores - PT (longitude: -31.2612, latitude: 39.4543)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): not known
23 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1015 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
23 degrees
1015 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
24 degrees
1015 mbar
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1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
23 degrees
1016 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
22 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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