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Las Puntas

Las Puntas

General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -17.9904,Lat: 27.7938 marker
Elevation638 meter above sea level
Local time5:40:50am
At islandEl-hierro
Name Canarias
Name Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Name Frontera

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Guarazoca2.4 km EastNorthEast
2 Erese3.3 km EastNorthEast
3 San Andrés4.5 km SouthEast
4 El Golfo4.5 km SouthWest
5 Frontera4.5 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Lisboa   Portugal1429 km NorthEast
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar1480 km EastNorthEast
3 MadridSpain1881 km EastNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Las Puntas lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction NorthWest).

The nearest mountain is Tenerife II with a height of 1416 meter (at a distance of 7.6 km and direction SouthWest).The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the El Hierro (Shield volcano) at a distance of 7.8 km (direction SouthWest). The most nearby international border is the Portugese-Spanish border with a straight distance of 1403.7 km in EastNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 1965 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 0%, low location: 21%, hill: 19%, low mountains: 17%, moderate high mountains: 43%, The hills are mainly northern orientated. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Tenerife Sur Airport (at a distance of 143 km and direction East).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is El Hierro Airport (at a distance of 10 km in Eastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.2 km2 
 Nature   14.5 km2 
 Agriculture   31.2 km2 
 Viticulture   1 km2 
 Urban area   1.1 km2 


Location of Las Puntas in country Spain

Las Puntas at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Garajonay National ParkSpain81 km East
2 Teide National ParkSpain141 km East
3 San Cristóbal de La LagunaSpain179 km East

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Gorreta y SalmorES0.3 km SouthEast

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Valverde

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-24 15:29:51
Placename webcam: Valverde - Canary Islands - Spain
Bings maps Valverde

Name webcam: Frontera

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-09-25 06:11:28
Placename webcam: Frontera - Canary Islands - Spain
Bings maps Frontera

Name webcam: Frontera: Las Puntas Isla de El Hierro

Current time

Current weather at Frontera

Type of weather in Fronterabroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 22 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: East South East
Air pressure: 1011 mb
Humidity: 91 %
Daylength at 25 September 2022:12 hour and 4 minutes
Sunrise :09:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:05 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Frontera - ES (longitude: -17.9904, latitude: 27.7938)
Distance weather station to place (direction ONO): 0 Kilometers

22 degrees
1011 mbar
heavy intensity rainweericoon
22 degrees
1012 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
22 degrees
1011 mbar
heavy intensity rainweericoon
23 degrees
1011 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
23 degrees
1012 mbar
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