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General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.6188,Lat: 38.5568 marker
Elevation1 meter above sea level
Local time17:14:13pm
At islandFaial
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha do Faial
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityHorta
Name Praia do Almoxarife

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Lomba0.9 km WestSouthWest
2 Volta1.3 km West
3 Chão Frio1.6 km NorthNorthWest
4 Santo Amaro1.9 km West
5 Flamengos2.8 km WestNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1688 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2083 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2134 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Praia lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction East).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Cabeço Gordo (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 11.1 km (direction NorthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1696.2 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2375 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 3%, low location: 57%, hill: 40%, low mountains: 1%, 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 276 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Horta Airport (at a distance of 9.1 km in Western 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 CulturePortugal8.6 km SouthSouthEast
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal121 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1264 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Monte da Guia - Ilha do FaialPT3.3 km SouthWest

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Matriz

Type of weather in Matrizfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 25 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:14 hour and 36 minutes
Sunrise :08:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Matriz - PT (longitude: -28.6188, latitude: 38.5568)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

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

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