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General information - Location

CountrySpain
Location in country Northwest
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -8.869,Lat: 42.5618 marker
Elevation8 meter above sea level
Local time8:25:33am
At islandIsla-de-arosa
Name Galicia
Name Pontevedra
Name Illa de Arousa, A

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Vilanova de Arousa3.5 km EastSouthEast
2 Vilamaior3.6 km EastSouthEast
3 Cardalda5.1 km EastSouthEast
4 O Monte5.3 km SouthEast
5 Tragove5.6 km SouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Lisboa   Portugal426 km SouthSouthWest
2 MadridSpain498 km SouthEast
3 Gibraltar   Gibraltar778 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Arousa lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction WestSouthWest). The nearest bigger lake (reservoir) is Embalse de Barrié de la Maza (Encoro de Barrié de la Maza) (5.2 km2 at a height of around 248 meter above sea level) at a distance of 33.8 km in NorthNorthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 60.6 km in Southern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 85 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 51%, low location: 49%, The hills are mainly western orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Santiago-Rosalía de Castro Airport (at a distance of 52 km and direction EastNorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Vigo Airport (at a distance of 42 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   0.4 km2 
 2.7% 
 Nature   2.6 km2 
 16.3% 
 Wet nature   2.8 km2 
 17.6% 
 Agriculture   6.7 km2 
 41.4% 
 Urban area   2.8 km2 
 17.4% 
 Rock-Sand   0.7 km2 
 4.6% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Arousa in country Spain


Arousa at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)Spain44 km NorthEast
2 Tower of HerculesSpain98 km NorthEast
3 Roman Walls of LugoSpain118 km East

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Espacio marino de las Rías Baixas de GaliciaES0.1 km WestSouthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Casalnovo › North-West: Corrubedo - Praia Vilar Ribeira

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:09:02
Placename webcam: Casalnovo - Galicia - Spain
Bings maps Casalnovo

Name webcam: Vilaxoan

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2023-01-30 08:04:21
Placename webcam: Vilaxoan - Galicia - Spain
Bings maps Vilaxoan

Name webcam: Poio › South-West

Current time


Current weather at Vilanova de Arousa

Type of weather in Vilanova de Arousaclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.91 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 1030 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:9 hour and 53 minutes
Sunrise :08:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :18:45 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Vilanova de Arousa - ES (longitude: -8.869, latitude: 42.5618)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

10:00
7 degrees
1031 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
13:00
11 degrees
1029 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
16:00
8 degrees
1031 mbar
clear skyweericoon
19:00
6 degrees
1032 mbar
clear skyweericoon

22:00
5 degrees
1032 mbar
clear skyweericoon
1:00
4 degrees
1032 mbar
clear skyweericoon
4:00
4 degrees
1032 mbar
clear skyweericoon
7:00
5 degrees
1033 mbar
clear skyweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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