Umm ash Shajar
in Muharraq Governorate, Bahrain

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.228 and 50.656 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 13' 41" and E 50° 39' 20"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - BHD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, Persian, Urdu
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:46 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Bahrain
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:09 am and 6:03 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Bahrain in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Bahrain.

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Discover Umm ash Shajar

Umm ash Shajar in Muharraq Governorate is a place in Bahrain a little east of Manama, the country's capital city.

Current time in Umm ash Shajar is now 12:46 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bahrain with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Umm ash Shajar, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bahrain is Bahrain International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-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 Bahrain is Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Manama, Madinat ash Shamal, Dammam, Al Khawr and Az Za`ayin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

MOVENPICK HOTEL BAHRAIN

Address
3,1 mi
143 ROAD 2403
224 Muharraq Town
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Elite Resort & Spa

Address
3,6 mi
Shaikh Hamad Causeway
Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Al Safir Hotel & Tower

Address
3,2 mi
Bldg. 670 Road 2411
Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Safir Hotel Bahrain

Address
3,6 mi
Building 740, Road 2412, Block 324
324 Juffair
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 16:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ramee International

Address
3,6 mi
Juffair Area 16161
340 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 00:09
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort

Address
3,5 mi
121 Sheikh Hamad Causeway PO box 11073
322 MANAMA
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Al Safir Hotel & Tower

Address
3,5 mi
Building 670, Road 2411, Block 324
Juffair
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Serene Landmark

Address
3,4 mi
Building #66, Avenue 22, Area 324
20139 Al Manamah
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ELITE ROYALE

Address
3,3 mi
BUILDING NO 499 ROAD NO 2408
0000 Bahrain
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The K Hotel

Address
3,3 mi
Po Box 1412 Juffair
1412 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1008.7 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 20th of April 2019

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 21st of April 2019

24°C (75 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2019

26°C (78 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

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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.

Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain International Airport is an international airport located in Muharraq, an island on the northern tip of Bahrain, about 7 km northeast of the capital Manama. It is the primary hub for Gulf Air and was the hub for the now defunct Bahrain Air. A BD113m ($300 million) expansion and refurbishment program was launched in the third quarter of 2006 which will see the creation of a new multi-storey car park and retail complex adjacent to the main terminal building.

Located at 26.2708, 50.6336 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Manama, Airports in Bahrain, Airports established in 1932, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Middle East

Muharraq Governorate

The Muharraq Governorate is one of the five governorates of Bahrain. It is now co-extensive with the municipality of Al Muharraq and with Muharraq Island together with outlying islets. It includes the former municipality of Al Hadd at the southern end of that island. The centre of Muharraq contains some of the oldest residential properties in the Kingdom, many of which have been rented out by their Bahraini owners to expatriate workers.

Located at 26.25, 50.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Governorates of Bahrain

Muharraq

Muharraq is Bahrain's third largest city and served as its capital until 1923 when it was replaced by Manama. The city is located on Muharraq Island and has long been a centre of religiosity. Bahrain International Airport is also located on the island. Adjacent to Muharraq are the man-made Amwaj Islands, known for their large buildings, hotels and beaches. Muharraq is home to Muharraq Club, which is Bahrain's most successful football club.

Located at 26.25, 50.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bahrain, History of Bahrain, Former municipalities (regions) of Bahrain

Muharraq Airfield

Muharraq airfield is a military base located adjacent to Bahrain International Airport. It is run by the United States Navy and usually ships supplies in and out of the airport with many of them from other countries as well. The U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marines, the Bahrain Police, and others run the security at the airfield. Security at this place is considered one of the best in the world.

Located at 26.277, 50.615 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
United States Navy facilities, United States Naval Air Stations, Buildings and structures in Bahrain

Bahrain National Museum

The Bahrain National Museum (also referred to as National Museum of Bahrain) is the largest and one of the oldest public museums in Bahrain. It is constructed near the King Faisal Highway in Manama and opened in December 1988. The US$30 million museum complex covers 27,800 sq meters and consists of two buildings.

Located at 26.2415, 50.5975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National museums, Museums in Bahrain, Museums established in 1988, Buildings and structures in Manama, Visitor attractions in Manama, Education in Manama, Organisations based in Manama

Gulf Air Flight 072

On 23 August 2000, Gulf Air Flight 072 from Cairo, on approach to Bahrain International Airport crashed into the shallow waters 5 kilometers from the airport.

Located at 26.2889, 50.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airliner accidents and incidents caused by pilot error, Aviation accidents and incidents in Bahrain, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2000, 2000 in Bahrain, Accidents and incidents involving the Airbus A320, Airliner accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Gulf Air accidents and incidents

Amwaj Islands

Amwaj Islands are a group of man-made islands located in the northeast of Bahrain, near the coast of Muharraq island. It covers roughly 2 790 000 m² (30 million square feet). Amwaj Islands are a pioneering project in Bahrain, the first to offer 100% freehold land ownership to expatriates living in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It also increases the supply of waterfront property which is in low supply in this small island nation.

Located at 26.2911, 50.6653 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Islands of Bahrain, Artificial islands

Muharraq Island

Muharraq Island is the third largest island in the archipelago of Bahrain after Bahrain Island and Hawar Island. It is named after Muharraq City, the former capital of Bahrain. There are several towns and villages located on the Island, including: Al Muharraq Al Dair Arad Busaiteen Hidd Galali Halat Bu Maher Halat Nuaim (connected by road) Halat Seltah (connected by road) Samaheej Bahrain International Airport and the Muharraq Airfield are also located on the island.

Located at 26.2669, 50.6384 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Bahrain

Arad Fort

Arad Fort is a 15th century fort in Arad, Bahrain. Arad Fort was built in the typical style of Islamic forts during the 15th century A.D. before the Portuguese invasion of Bahrain in 1622 A.D. This fort is one of the compact defensive forts in Bahrain. In its present location, it overlooks various sea passages of Muharraq's shallow seashores.

Located at 26.2525, 50.6269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Bahrain, Tourism in Bahrain, Forts in Bahrain

Beit Al Quran

Beit Al Qur'an is a multi-purpose complex dedicated to the Islamic arts and is located in Hoora, Bahrain. Established in 1990, the complex is most famous for its Islamic museum, which has been acknowledged as being one of the most renowned Islamic museums in the world.

Located at 26.2397, 50.5917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Library buildings completed in 1990, Islamic culture, Museums in Bahrain, Religious museums, Libraries in Bahrain, Mosques in Bahrain, Schools in Bahrain, Quran

Al Fateh Grand Mosque

The Al-Fateh Mosque (also known as Al-Fateh Islamic Center & Al Fateh Grand Mosque) is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time. The mosque is the largest place of worship in Bahrain. It is located next to the King Faisal Highway in Juffair, which is a town located in the capital city of Manama. The huge dome built on top of the Al-Fatih Mosque is constructed entirely of fiberglass.

Located at 26.2189, 50.5981 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mosques in Bahrain, Buildings and structures in Manama, Visitor attractions in Manama

Al Muharraq Stadium

Al Muharraq Stadium is a multi-use stadium situated in Arad, Bahrain. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Muharraq Club. The stadium holds 20,000 people. The stadium underwent maintenance works for a month, during September 2012.

Located at 26.2578, 50.6278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bahrain

Busaiteen

Busaiteen is a small town in northern Bahrain. It is located on Muharraq Island, just north of Muharraq City. Its native inhabitants are Bahrani Shia. Since the 18th century, Busaiteen has been inhabited by Sunni Arab immigrants, where they form the majority of the town's population today. On January 1, 2012, a woman native to the town called Fakhriyya Jassim inhaled tear gas fired by security forces in Jid Ali. She died 2 days later on January 3.

Located at 26.272, 50.609 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bahrain

Galali

Galali is a small area in the Kingdom of Bahrain, located on Muharraq Island, north of Muharraq City. Galali used to be the farthest north point of Bahrain before the development of the manmade artificial islands of Amwaj Islands. Galali in Arabic means a group of cliffs, a high place, this is when people first found out this area of Bahrain they know it by its small cliffs and referred to it by that name. Around 2000 people used to live in Galali (1991 census).

Located at 26.2667, 50.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bahrain

Halat Nuaim

Halat Nuaim is a Bahraini island. It is located off the coast of Muharraq island, near the town of Hidd. It has traditionally been inhabited by the Al Nuaim tribe.

Located at 26.2395, 50.6353 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Bahrain, Populated places in Bahrain

Naval Support Activity Bahrain

Naval Support Activity Bahrain (or NSA Bahrain) is a United States Navy base, situated in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is home to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and United States Fifth Fleet. It is the primary base in the region for the naval and marine activities in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and formerly Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), to include when the latter was changed to Operation New Dawn (OND) until the end of the Iraq War.

Located at 26.2097, 50.6097 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
United States Navy bases, Organisations based in Manama, Buildings and structures in Manama, Military facilities of the United States in Bahrain

Samaheej

Samaheej is a village in Bahrain on the northern coast of Muharraq Island. Al Dair village lies to its northwest, while Galali lies to its southeast. It is north of Bahrain International Airport. Samaheej was the seat of Nestorian Christian bishops and a centre for Christians in the Persian Gulf. Before the discovery of oil in Bahrain, most of the inhabitants were involved in farming, especially date palms, and fishing. The inhabitants of Samaheej are Baharna Shias.

Located at 26.283, 50.6335 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bahrain

Shaikh Isa Causeway

Shaikh Isa Causeway is a causeway in the Kingdom of Bahrain connecting Busaiteen to the Diplomatic Area, near the Seef area. Opened to the public in January 1997, it was constructed to relieve the congestion of the previous bridge connecting Muharraq Island to the mainland Bahrain Island. It can be recognized by its triangular white columns, meant to symbolise sails. It is named after the deceased emir of Bahrain, Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa.

Located at 26.2535, 50.5934 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Bahrain, Causeways

Al Dair

Al Dair is a village in Bahrain on the northern coast of Muharraq Island. It lies north of the Bahrain International Airport, and north west of Samaheej village. Before the discovery of oil in Bahrain, most of the inhabitants were involved in farming, especially date palms, and fishing. The inhabitants of Al Dair are Baharna Shias. The name Al Dair is Arabic for "the monastery," indicating the Christian past of Muharraq Island.

Located at 26.285, 50.624 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Bahrain

Halat Seltah

Halat Seltah is a Bahraini island. It is located off the coast of Muharraq island, near the town of Hidd, and neighbour the island of Halat Nuaim. It has traditionally been inhabited by the Al Sulaiti tribe after whom the island is named. The island is today connected to Muharraq Island and Halat Nuaim by a road.

Located at 26.243, 50.638 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Bahrain, Populated places in Bahrain

Al-Qudaibiya Palace

Al-Qudaibiya Palace or Gudaibiya Palace is a palace in Gudaibiya, Manama, Bahrain. Located off Bani Otbah Avenue and Al Fatih Highway, it lies west of the Al Fateh Grand Mosque and southwest of the Old Palace of Manama and the Andalus Garden and Manama Cemetery. It is a light pink palace with a pearl-coloured, onion-shaped dome.

Located at 26.2169, 50.5919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Bahrain, Buildings and structures in Manama

Mahazza

Mahazza is a village in Sitra, Bahrain, located in the eastern coast of the island. The Portuguese consulate is located in the village.

Located at 26.169, 50.626 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sitra, Populated places in Bahrain

Sufala

Sufala is a village in Sitra, Bahrain, located in the eastern coast of the island.

Located at 26.1667, 50.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sitra, Populated places in Bahrain

Bahrain Pearling Trail

The Bahrain pearling trail is a 3.5 km trail located in the island of Muharraq, in Bahrain, that was used by pearl divers during much of Bahrain's history until the early 1930s, when the pearl market in Bahrain crashed as a result of the introduction of cultured pearls from Japan. Pearling in Bahrain has occurred since 2000 BC.

Located at 26.25, 50.61 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tourism in Bahrain, World Heritage Sites in Bahrain

Mina Salman

Mina Salman is a seaport located in Manama, Bahrain. Mina Salman was a natural harbour prior to the establishment in 1962 of the port covering 80 hectares. It is the primary cargo port and customs point of Bahrain. The port has 15 container berths, enabling it to handle 2.5 million tonnes a year.

Located at 26.201, 50.607 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ports and harbours of Bahrain, Manama

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Um el Shajar, Umm ash Shanin, Umm ash Shahin, Umm ash Shajar, أُمّ اَلشَّجَر