Hotels at Horta Hotels at Horta


General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.6337,Lat: 38.5297 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time23:05:51pm
At islandFaial
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha do Faial
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityHorta
Name Horta (Angústias)

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Pasteleiro0.8 km WestNorthWest
2 Santa Bárbara0.9 km NorthWest
3 Santo Amaro1.8 km NorthNorthEast
4 Lajinha2.2 km WestNorthWest
5 Courelas2.2 km NorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1689 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2084 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2136 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Horta lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Cabeço Gordo (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 11.8 km (direction NorthNorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1698.3 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2378 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 4%, low location: 71%, hill: 25%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. 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 276 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Horta Airport (at a distance of 7.1 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Horta in country Portugal

Horta at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal8.3 km SouthEast
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal122 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1264 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Monte da Guia - Ilha do FaialPT0.5 km SouthSouthWest

Social media - Maps

Youtube filmpje van HortaVideo's op youtube van Horta
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flickr foto's en afbeeldingen van HortaFlickr
IMDB Horta Filming Location IMDB Horta
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Bings mapsBings maps

Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Matriz

Type of weather in Matrizscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 23 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:14 hour and 35 minutes
Sunrise :08:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Matriz - PT (longitude: -28.6337, latitude: 38.5297)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0.01 Kilometers

23 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
22 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
22 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon
22 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon
23 degrees
1016 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
23 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
23 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
22 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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