Sidi Okba
in Biskra Province, Algeria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.745 and 5.898 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 44' 42" and E 5° 53' 53"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - DZD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:21 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Algiers
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 7:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Algeria in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Algeria.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Algeria. Last Update: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Delve into Sidi Okba

Sidi Okba in Biskra Province with it's 34,985 habitants is located in Algeria about 209 mi (or 336 km) south-east of Algiers, the country's capital town.

Current time in Sidi Okba is now 07:21 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Algiers with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Sidi Okba. The closest airport in Algeria is Biskra Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Algeria is Timgad in a distance of 64 mi (or 103 km), North-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Biskra, Batna, Khenchela, Setif and Oum el Bouaghi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 99 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 19%
Air Pressure 1012.8 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

36°C (97 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

36°C (97 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

35°C (96 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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younes sahnouni hbb sidi okba biskra

Published: May 19, 2013
Length: 49:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: younes sahnouni

Sidi Oqba - Couleurs d'Algérie - سيدي عقبة - ألوان الجزائر

Published: August 06, 2010
Length: 17:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Abdelkhalek Labbize

Sidi Oqba - Mausolée - Université islamique - Mosquée - Biskra - Zibans - Oasis - Algérie - Abdelkhalek Abdou Labbize -

سيدي عقبة.avi

Published: April 12, 2011
Length: 51:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kamel Okba

مسجد عقبة بن نافع. الأذان بصوت مؤذن من أعذب الأصوات.

أنصار نادي امل سيدي عقبة لكرة اليد ASO ـ 2014

Published: April 20, 2014
Length: 38:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nino Bàck

cheb azou sghir moulat elkhana 2013 live biskra

Published: September 24, 2013
Length: 16:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: cheb azou

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Biskra is the capital city of Biskra province, Algeria. In 2007, its population was recorded as 307,987.

Located at 34.85, 5.73333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Oases of Algeria, Populated places in Biskra Province, Communes of Algeria, Cities in Algeria

Djedi River

Djedi River (French: Oued Djedi or Ouad-ed-Djedi) or Djeddi River is a wadi (river with intermittent stream) in Algeria and one of the largest rivers of Sahara. It starts in the Saharan Atlas mountains, at elevation of about 1,400 meters, flows for about 480 kilometers approximately from west to east, and discharges into Chott Melrhir lake at about –40 meters below mean sea level, which is the lowest point of Algeria.

Located at 34.65, 5.91667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Algeria

Biskra Airport

Biskra Ouakda Airport is an airport in Algeria, located approximately 12 km north-northeast of Oumache; about 200 km south-southwest of Constantine.

Located at 34.8017, 5.74167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Algeria, Aviation in Algeria, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Algeria, World War II desert airfields

Sidi Okba

Sidi Okba is a locality in the Biskra Province, Algeria. It was named after the Muslim General Uqba ibn Nafi who died there in 683 AD. The nearest big city is Biskra which is located 18 km away.

Located at 34.75, 5.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Biskra Province, Communes of Algeria


Chetma is a town and commune in Biskra Province, Algeria. According to the 1998 census it has a population of 8,677.

Located at 34.85, 5.81667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Biskra Province, Communes of Algeria

Biskra District

Biskra District is a district of Biskra Province, Algeria.

Located at 34.85, 5.73333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Algeria, Biskra Province

Sidi Okba District

Sidi Okba District is a district of Biskra Province, Algeria.

Located at 34.75, 5.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Algeria, Biskra Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sidi Okba