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General information - Location

CountrySpain
Location in country South
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -1.6929,Lat: 37.6781 marker
Elevation323 meter above sea level
Local time13:16:52pm
Name Región de Murcia
Name Murcia
Name Lorca

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Pina1.2 km EastSouthEast
2 Churra1.2 km East
3 Virgen de las Huertas1.4 km SouthSouthEast
4 Alcalá1.9 km West
5 Puente de Peredilero1.9 km EastSouthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 MadridSpain352 km NorthNorthWest
2 Gibraltar   Gibraltar366 km WestSouthWest
3 Andorra   Andorra598 km NorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Mediterranean Sea is the nearest oceancoast with a distance of around 30 km (direction SouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Segura. The nearest bigger lake (reservoir) is Embalse de Puentes (3.9 km2 at a height of around 464 meter above sea level) at a distance of 13.2 km in NorthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Gibraltarian-Spanish border with a straight distance of 364.8 km in WestSouthWestern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 511 km.
Elevation around place: hill: 91%, low mountains: 9%, moderate high mountains: 0%, The hills are mainly southeastern orientated. The surroundings of the place is lightly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is agriculture.

Name area (subregions, nature area, hills, mountains, landscape)
Name

Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández Airport (at a distance of 120 km and direction EastNorthEast).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   3.6 km2 
 4.5% 
 Nature   22.4 km2 
 28.6% 
 Agriculture   44 km2 
 56% 
 Urban area   7 km2 
 8.8% 
 Rock-Sand   1.6 km2 
 2.1% 

Climate


Location of Lorca in country Spain


Lorca at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Palmeral of ElcheSpain107 km EastNorthEast
2 Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and BaezaSpain154 km WestNorthWest
3 Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, GranadaSpain177 km West

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Sierras del Gigante-Pericay, Lomas del Buitre-Río Luchena y Sierra de la TorrecillaES2 km West

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Totana

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-11-28 13:03:06
Placename webcam: Totana - Region of Murcia - Spain
Bings maps Totana


Current weather at Lorca

Type of weather in Lorcafew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 17 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 7.45 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 4)
Wind direction: North West
Air pressure: 1020 mb
Humidity: 34 %
Daylength at 28 November 2022:9 hour and 49 minutes
Sunrise :08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:49 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Lorca - ES (longitude: -1.6929, latitude: 37.6781)
Distance weather station to place (direction W): 0 Kilometers

16:00
14 degrees
1021 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
19:00
10 degrees
1023 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
22:00
9 degrees
1022 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
1:00
8 degrees
1022 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
4:00
8 degrees
1022 mbar
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