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General information - Location

CountryPortugal
Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.2637,Lat: 38.723 marker
Elevation245 meter above sea level
Local time13:21:04pm
At islandSao-jorge
Name Região Autónoma Dos Açores
Name Ilha de São Jorge
Name Velas
Name Rosais

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Rosais1.1 km SouthSouthEast
2 Caminho de Cima2.1 km SouthEast
3 Figueiras3.5 km SouthSouthEast
4 Beira5.7 km SouthSouthEast
5 Velas6.7 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1656 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2053 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2101 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Ponta lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Pico da Esperança (Fissure vent) at a distance of 18.3 km (direction SouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1662.1 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2327 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 22%, hill: 78%, 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 255 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is São Jorge Airport (at a distance of 10 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)


Climate


Location of Ponta in country Portugal


Ponta at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal32 km WestSouthWest
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal91 km SouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1246 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ponta dos Rosais - Ilha de S. JorgePT3.3 km NorthNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Velas › South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-13 15:10:20
Placename webcam: Velas - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Velas


Current weather at Rosais

Type of weather in Rosaisscattered clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 25 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.6 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West North West
Air pressure: 1020 mb
Humidity: 83 %
Daylength at 13 August 2022:13 hour and 46 minutes
Sunrise :09:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :22:50 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Rosais - PT (longitude: -28.2637, latitude: 38.723)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0.01 Kilometers

17:00
24 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
20:00
23 degrees
1020 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
23:00
22 degrees
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon
2:00
22 degrees
1020 mbar
light rainweericoon
5:00
22 degrees
1019 mbar
light rainweericoon









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