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General information - Location

CountryPortugal
Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.2291,Lat: 38.7077 marker
Elevation254 meter above sea level
Local time6:04:36am
At islandSao-jorge
Name Região Autónoma Dos Açores
Name Ilha de São Jorge
Name Velas
Name Rosais

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Caminho de Cima1.6 km NorthNorthWest
2 Beira2.1 km SouthSouthEast
3 Rosais2.5 km NorthWest
4 Velas3.4 km South
5 Ponta3.5 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1653 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2050 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2099 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Figueiras lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Pico da Esperança (Fissure vent) at a distance of 14.8 km (direction SouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1659.8 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2324 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 20%, hill: 77%, low mountains: 2%, 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 252 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is São Jorge Airport (at a distance of 6.8 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)


Climate


Location of Figueiras in country Portugal


Figueiras at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal34 km West
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal88 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1243 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ponta dos Rosais - Ilha de S. JorgePT6.8 km NorthNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Velas › South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 02:05:02
Placename webcam: Velas - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Velas

Name webcam: Norte Grande: Fajã do Ouvidor

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 02:01:54
Placename webcam: Norte Grande - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Norte Grande

Name webcam: Cais do Pico: São Roque do Pico

Current time


Current weather at Velas (São Jorge)

Type of weather in Velas (São Jorge)broken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 21 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.74 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 3 minutes
Sunrise :09:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:46 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Velas (São Jorge) - PT (longitude: -28.2291, latitude: 38.7077)
Distance weather station to place (direction O): 0 Kilometers

11:00
21 degrees
1022 mbar
light rainweericoon
14:00
21 degrees
1023 mbar
light rainweericoon
17:00
21 degrees
1023 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
20:00
21 degrees
1025 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
23:00
20 degrees
1026 mbar
clear skyweericoon









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