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Praia de Baixo

Praia de Baixo

General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.7603,Lat: 38.6004 marker
Elevation359 meter above sea level
Local time18:43:16pm
At islandFaial
Name province/regionRegião Autónoma Dos Açores
Name SubregionIlha do Faial
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityHorta
Name Praia do Norte

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Ribeira do Cabo3.5 km SouthWest
2 Capelo3.9 km West
3 Cedros6.2 km East
4 Lombega7.7 km SouthSouthWest
5 Salão8.4 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1700 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2095 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2145 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Praia de Baixo lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthEast).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Cabeço Gordo (Stratovolcano) at a distance of 2.6 km (direction EastSouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1706.4 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2389 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 23%, hill: 43%, low mountains: 24%, moderate high mountains: 9%, The hills are mainly northern 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 290 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Horta Airport (at a distance of 10 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation

Location of Praia de Baixo in country Portugal

Praia de Baixo at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal22 km SouthEast
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal133 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1278 km SouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Caldeira e Capelinhos - Ilha do FaialPT0.5 km SouthSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Current weather at Horta Municipality

Type of weather in Horta Municipalitylight rain weericoon
Current temperature: 23 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: West
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 15 July 2024:14 hour and 36 minutes
Sunrise :08:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :23:18 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Horta Municipality - PT (longitude: -28.7603, latitude: 38.6004)
Distance weather station to place (direction NW): not known
21 degrees
1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1016 mbar
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1016 mbar
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1017 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
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1016 mbar
clear skyweericoon
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1015 mbar
light rainweericoon
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1016 mbar
light rainweericoon

5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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