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Santo Amaro

Santo Amaro

General information - Location

Location in country West
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -28.1862,Lat: 38.6794 marker
Elevation275 meter above sea level
Local time5:18:27am
At islandSao-jorge
Name Região Autónoma Dos Açores
Name Ilha de São Jorge
Name Velas
Name Santo Amaro

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Queimada1.3 km SouthSouthWest
2 Velas2.3 km WestNorthWest
3 Fajã de Santo Amaro2.9 km SouthSouthEast
4 Beira2.9 km NorthNorthWest
5 Ribeira do Nabo3.9 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 LisboaPortugal1650 km EastSouthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar2046 km EastSouthEast
3 Madrid   Spain2096 km EastSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Santo Amaro lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction West).

The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Pico da Esperança (Fissure vent) at a distance of 10 km (direction SouthEast). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1657.2 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 2320 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 1%, low location: 23%, hill: 51%, low mountains: 23%, moderate high mountains: 1%, The hills are mainly western 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 247 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is São Jorge Airport (at a distance of 1.8 km in Southern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)


Location of Santo Amaro in country Portugal

Santo Amaro at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard CulturePortugal35 km West
2 Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the AzoresPortugal84 km EastSouthEast
3 Laurisilva of MadeiraPortugal1238 km SouthSouthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Costa NE e Ponta do Topo - Ilha de S. JorgePT3.6 km EastSouthEast

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: Velas › South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 02:05:02
Placename webcam: Velas - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Velas

Name webcam: Norte Grande: Fajã do Ouvidor

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 02:01:54
Placename webcam: Norte Grande - Azores - Portugal
Bings maps Norte Grande

Name webcam: Arco da Calheta: Calheta - Azores

Current time

Current weather at Velas (São Jorge)

Type of weather in Velas (São Jorge)broken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 20 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 10.32 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 5)
Wind direction: South East
Air pressure: 1021 mb
Humidity: 80 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 3 minutes
Sunrise :09:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:45 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Velas (São Jorge) - PT (longitude: -28.1862, latitude: 38.6794)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZZW): 0.01 Kilometers

20 degrees
1021 mbar
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20 degrees
1022 mbar
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20 degrees
1023 mbar
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1023 mbar
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20 degrees
1025 mbar
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