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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 time23:26:29pm
At islandSao-jorge
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha de São Jorge
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityVelas
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)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Norte Grande in country Portugal

Norte Grande at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

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

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Velas Municipality

Type of weather in Velas Municipalityovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 16 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 12.43 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 6)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1022 mb
Humidity: 86 %
Daylength at 15 April 2024:13 hour and 11 minutes
Sunrise :09:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Velas Municipality - PT (longitude: -28.0581, latitude: 38.6701)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): not known
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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