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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -27.9728,Lat: 39.0525 marker
Elevation44 meter above sea level
Local time21:34:07pm
At islandGraciosa
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha da Graciosa
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalitySanta Cruz da Graciosa
Name São Mateus

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Lagoa0.9 km NorthNorthWest
2 Fonte do Mato1.1 km WestSouthWest
3 Luz3.4 km WestSouthWest
4 Caminho do Pontal3.7 km NorthWest
5 Covas4.3 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1629 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2029 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2070 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Praia lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction SouthEast).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Graciosa (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 3.7 km (direction SouthSouthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1628.6 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2280 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 71%, hill: 26%, 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 253 km and direction SouthSouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Graciosa Airport (at a distance of 6.8 km in NorthNorthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Praia in country Portugal

Praia at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal75 km WestSouthWest
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal81 km SouthSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1244 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Ilhéu da Praia - Ilha GraciosaPT1.4 km East

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: Almas › North: Graciosa

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-12-08 23:23:04
Placename webcam: Almas - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Almas

Current weather at Lagoa

Type of weather in Lagoaovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 18 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 9.35 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 87 %
Daylength at 8 December 2023:9 hour and 31 minutes
Sunrise :09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:29 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Lagoa - PT (longitude: -27.9728, latitude: 39.0525)
Distance weather station to place (direction W): 0 Kilometers

18 degrees
1017 mbar
light rainweericoon
18 degrees
1016 mbar
light rainweericoon
18 degrees
1015 mbar
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19 degrees
1015 mbar
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19 degrees
1013 mbar
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19 degrees
1013 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
19 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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