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Norte Grande

Norte Grande

General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.0581,Lat: 38.6701 marker
Elevation274 meter above sea level
Local time12:17:05pm
At islandSao-jorge
Name Região Autónoma Dos Açores
Name Ilha de São Jorge
Name Velas
Name Norte Grande (Neves)

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Santo António3.8 km NorthWest
2 Manadas4.7 km WestSouthWest
3 Terreiros5.6 km West
4 Norte Pequeno5.8 km SouthEast
5 Urzelina (S Mateus)6.4 km West

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1639 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2035 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2085 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Norte Grande lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthNorthEast).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Pico da Esperança (Fissure vent) at a distance of 2.8 km (direction WestSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1647.1 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2306 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 7%, hill: 32%, low mountains: 46%, moderate high mountains: 14%, 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 236 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is São Jorge Airport (at a distance of 10 km in WestNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)


Location of Norte Grande in country Portugal

Norte Grande at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal44 km West
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal73 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1227 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Costa NE e Ponta do Topo - Ilha de S. JorgePT0.3 km SouthWest

Social media - Maps

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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 :2022-08-13 14:09:33
Placename webcam: Norte Grande - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Norte Grande

Name webcam: Velas › South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 14:05:28
Placename webcam: Velas - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Velas

Name webcam: Arco da Calheta: Calheta - Azores

Current time

Current weather at Velas Municipality

Type of weather in Velas Municipalityclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 22 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.51 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1020 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:13 hour and 46 minutes
Sunrise :09:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:50 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Velas Municipality - PT (longitude: -28.0581, latitude: 38.6701)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0.01 Kilometers

23 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
23 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
22 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
22 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
22 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon

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