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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 time2:30:41am
Name province/regionRegión de Murcia
Name SubregionMurcia
Name Sub(sub)region - municipalityLorca

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)
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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 - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Lorca in country Spain


Lorca at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

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)




Current weather at Lorca

Type of weather in Lorcaclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 28 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.55 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North
Air pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 32 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:14 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :06:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:27 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Lorca - ES (longitude: -1.6929, latitude: 37.6781)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

5:00
27 degrees
1015 mbar
clear skyweericoon
8:00
33 degrees
1015 mbar
clear skyweericoon
11:00
36 degrees
1015 mbar
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14:00
34 degrees
1014 mbar
clear skyweericoon
17:00
31 degrees
1014 mbar
clear skyweericoon
20:00
27 degrees
1015 mbar
clear skyweericoon
23:00
24 degrees
1016 mbar
clear skyweericoon
2:00
23 degrees
1016 mbar
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