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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -27.9752,Lat: 38.6046 marker
Elevation258 meter above sea level
Local time5:28:40am
At islandSao-jorge
Name Região Autónoma Dos Açores
Name Ilha de São Jorge
Name Calheta de São Jorge
Name Ribeira Seca

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Caminhos Novos0.6 km West
2 Silveira0.6 km North
3 Rua de Baixo1.4 km WestSouthWest
4 Calheta3.7 km NorthWest
5 Biscoitos5.2 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1632 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2027 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2080 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Gança lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Pico da Esperança (Fissure vent) at a distance of 10.7 km (direction NorthNorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1642.4 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2299 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 2%, low location: 16%, hill: 44%, low mountains: 39%, 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 226 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is São Jorge Airport (at a distance of 19 km in NorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)


Location of Gança in country Portugal

Gança at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal49 km WestNorthWest
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal65 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1217 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Costa NE e Ponta do Topo - Ilha de S. JorgePT2.9 km East

Social media - Maps

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Bings mapsBings maps

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 :2022-09-25 02:01:54
Placename webcam: Norte Grande - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Norte Grande

Name webcam: Altamora: Cais Do Galego

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-24 22:10:00
Placename webcam: Altamora - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Altamora

Name webcam: Arco da Calheta: Calheta - Azores

Current time

Current weather at Azores

Type of weather in Azoresbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 21 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.44 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 78 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 3 minutes
Sunrise :09:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:45 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Azores - PT (longitude: -27.9752, latitude: 38.6046)
Distance weather station to place (direction WZW): 0 Kilometers

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1021 mbar
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