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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.2637,Lat: 38.723 marker
Elevation245 meter above sea level
Local time16:30:04pm
At islandSao-jorge
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha de São Jorge
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityVelas
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 - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Ponta in country Portugal

Ponta at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

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)

Current weather at Rosais

Type of weather in Rosaisbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 18 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.92 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South West
Air pressure: 1009 mb
Humidity: 91 %
Daylength at 23 May 2024:14 hour and 31 minutes
Sunrise :08:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:05 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Rosais - PT (longitude: -28.2637, latitude: 38.723)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0.01 Kilometers

18 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon
17 degrees
1010 mbar
light rainweericoon
17 degrees
1010 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
16 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon
17 degrees
1013 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
16 degrees
1014 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
16 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
16 degrees
1017 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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