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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -27.9936,Lat: 39.0252 marker
Elevation155 meter above sea level
Local time0:54:03am
At islandGraciosa
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha da Graciosa
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalitySanta Cruz da Graciosa
Name Luz

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Fonte do Mato2.4 km NorthEast
2 Praia3.4 km EastNorthEast
3 Lagoa3.8 km NorthEast
4 Caminho do Pontal4 km North
5 Caminho da Igreja5.2 km North

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1631 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2031 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2072 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Luz lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Graciosa (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 2.1 km (direction SouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1631.1 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2283 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 2%, low location: 63%, hill: 35%, The hills are mainly northeastern 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 253 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Graciosa Airport (at a distance of 8.3 km in Northern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Luz in country Portugal

Luz at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal72 km WestSouthWest
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal81 km SouthSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1243 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ponta Branca - Ilha GraciosaPT2.8 km WestNorthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Santa Cruz da Graciosa Municipality

Type of weather in Santa Cruz da Graciosa Municipalityovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 17 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.46 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1026 mb
Humidity: 69 %
Daylength at 18 June 2024:14 hour and 54 minutes
Sunrise :08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:20 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Santa Cruz da Graciosa Municipality - PT (longitude: -27.9936, latitude: 39.0252)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): not known
17 degrees
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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