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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.6697,Lat: 38.5366 marker
Elevation72 meter above sea level
Local time1:53:28am
At islandFaial
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha do Faial
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityHorta
Name Feteira

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Granja0.6 km WestSouthWest
2 Algar0.7 km SouthSouthWest
3 Courelas1.1 km SouthEast
4 São Pedro1.3 km West
5 Feteira1.5 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1692 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2087 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2139 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Portela lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthSouthWest).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Cabeço Gordo (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 9.1 km (direction North). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1701 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2381 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 2%, low location: 46%, hill: 37%, low mountains: 14%, moderate high mountains: 0%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place have a rural character (very sparsely urbanised). 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 279 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Horta Airport (at a distance of 4.3 km in Western direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Portela in country Portugal

Portela at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal12 km SouthEast
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal125 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1267 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Monte da Guia - Ilha do FaialPT1.3 km SouthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

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Current weather at Arrife

Type of weather in Arrifeclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.13 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1034 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 2 March 2024:11 hour and 24 minutes
Sunrise :09:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:48 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Arrife - PT (longitude: -28.6697, latitude: 38.5366)
Distance weather station to place (direction WNW): 0 Kilometers

11 degrees
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5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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