in Northern Governorate, Bahrain
- Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (Unesco heritage, 3 mi)
- Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 38 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 26.210 and 50.473 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 26° 12' 37" and E 50° 28' 23"
- 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: 07:47 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Bahrain
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:14 am and 6:06 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Al Markh
Al Markh in Northern Governorate is located in Bahrain a little west of Manama, the country's capital town.
Current time in Al Markh is now 07:47 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bahrain with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Al Markh, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bahrain is Bahrain International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), North-East. 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 Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun in a distance of 3 mi (or 6 km), North-East. 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, Dammam, Madinat ash Shamal, Al Khawr and Umm Salal `Ali. 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 / 98 °F
|Morning Temperature||37°C / 98 °F|
|Evening Temperature||35°C / 95 °F|
|Night Temperature||35°C / 95 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1001.7 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 12% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Sunday, 25th of August 2019
33°C (92 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Monday, 26th of August 2019
34°C (93 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 27th of August 2019
35°C (94 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre
Hani Suites And Spa
The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain
RAMEE GRAND HOTEL AND SPA
The Westin Bahrain City Centre
Mercure Grand Hotel Seef / All Suites
S HOTEL BAHRAIN
Al Raya Suites
ibis Seef Manama
ELITE SEEF RESIDENCE AND HOTEL
Videos from this area
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الرادود عيسى العكراوي 2 - موكب عزاء المرخ - ليلة ضربة امير المؤمنين 1435هـ - البحرين
الرادود عيسى العكراوي 2 - موكب عزاء المرخ - ليلة ضربة امير المؤمنين 1435هـ - البحرين "
السيد حسين الساري - من دعاء ابي حمزة الثمالي - إحياء ليلة القدر 23 مسجد خويتيم 7
السيد حسين الساري - من دعاء ابي حمزة الثمالي - إحياء ليلة القدر 23 مسجد خويتيم 7"
الرادود عيسى العكراوي 1 - موكب عزاء المرخ - ليلة ضربة أمير المؤمنين 1435هـ - البحرين
الرادود عيسى العكراوي 1 - موكب عزاء المرخ - ليلة ضربة أمير المؤمنين 1435هـ - البحرين"
الشيخ عبدالحكيم السندي مقتل الحسين ع ليلة 10 محرم 1436هـ المرخ
الشيخ عبدالحكيم السندي مقتل الحسين ع ليلة 10 محرم 1436هـ المرخ"
هوسات وفاة الإمام علي 1435 هـ - السيد حيدر أحمد - - موكب عزاء قرية المرخ
الدنيا مظلمة اليوم وتريد نورك يا علي - هوسات - السيد حيدر أحمد - وفاة الإمام علي 1435 هـ - موكب عزاء قرية المرخ"
ملا علي جاسم الدرازي ذكرى خروج الإمام الحسين ع من مكة 1435هـ - المرخ
ملا علي جاسم الدرازي ذكرى خروج الإمام الحسين ع من مكة 1435ه ليلة 8 ذو الحجة "
البرنامج الترويحي لطلبة التعليم الصيفي
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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.
Central Governorate, Bahrain
The Central Governorate is one of the five governorates of Bahrain. It includes parts of the former municipalities of Al Mintaqah al Wusta, Ar Rifa' wa al Mintaqah al Janubiyah, Madinat 'Isa, Sitrah and A'ali.
Jidhafs is a city in Bahrain. It was a municipality of Bahrain in the northern part of the country. Its territory is now in the Capital and Northern Governorate. It is about 3 km west of the capital Manama. Jidhafs is about 2733779 square miles. It is neighbored by the villages of Al Daih and Sanabis to the north, Al Musala and Tashan to the south, Jibilat Habshi and Muqsha to the west. The city's population is about 11,000, most of them are Bahrani Shia Muslims.
Central Region, Bahrain
Al Mintaqah al Wusta (Central region) was a municipality of Bahrain in the northern part of the country. Its territory is now in the Central and Northern Governorates.
Northern Region, Bahrain
Al-Mintaqah ash-Shamaliyah was an administrative region of Bahrain in the northern part of the country. Its territory is now in the Northern Governorate.
The Barbar Temple is an archaeological site located in the village of Barbar, Bahrain, and considered to be part of the Dilmun culture. The most recent of the three Barbar temples was rediscovered by a Danish archaeological team in 1954. A further two temples were discovered on the site with the oldest dating back to 3000 BC. The temples were built of limestone blocks, believed to have been carved out from Jidda Island.
Salmabad is a place in the center of Bahrain Island. Many businesses and factories are located in the Salmabad area. It has been developed as an industrial area in Bahrain.
Al Daih is a village on the north of Bahrain. It lies to the east of Budaiya, west of Al Manama. It is a predominantly Bahrani village. It was formerly known as Al Bida, Abu Al Zila, and now is called Al Daih, a Persian word meaning "small village".
Seef Mall is the second largest mall in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The mall is located in the Seef district of the capital city, Manama. The Seef Mall is directly connected to Fraser Suites at the western end of the mall. The Al Aali Shopping Complex is located near the eastern end at the entrance near the Marks and Spencer store. To the south is the Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway.
International Hospital of Bahrain
The International Hospital of Bahrain is one of the major hospitals in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the first private medical center in the kingdom. It is located in Jidhafs, a northern city in Bahrain. The International Hospital of Bahrain initiated the Visiting Professors program to boost the delivery of health care accessible to the community without having the need to travel abroad.
Ibn Al Hytham Islamic School
Ibn - Al - Hytham Islamic School is a government-recognised expatriate institution in the Kingdom of Bahrain catering to education while adhering to the tenets of Islam. Islamic ideology guides the school in all aspects of its activities.
The Qal'at al-Bahrain, also known as the Bahrain Fort or Fort of Bahrain and previously as the Portugal Fort (Qal'at al Portugal) is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula. Archaeological excavations carried out since 1954 have unearthed antiquaries from an artificial mound of 12 m height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from 2300 BC up to the 18th century, including Kassites, Portuguese and Persians.
Jannusan is a Bahrani village in Bahrain, near Sar. A lot of foreigners, especially Britons, Americans and Japanese live in that area.
Muqaba is a Bahrani village in Bahrain. It is 10 kilometers away from the capital Manama.
Muqsha is a Bahrani village in Bahrain and is situated west of the capital Manama. It is also located in Budaiya Highway, where it is located in the northern part of the highway which separates it from the village of Qadam, south of Muqsha. Muqsha also borders the villages of Al-Hilla, Karbabad, Al-Qalaa to the north, Karranah to the west, and Jidhafs to the east.
Jid Al-Haj is one of the smallest villages of Bahrain.
Sehla is a village located in the north of Bahrain, on the outskirts of the capital city Manama. It is located in the Northern Governorate administrative region and is west of Khamis. The village is divided into two sections; North Sehla and South Sehla. This is due to the construction of a highway that passes through the village's centre.
Shakhura is a village situated in north-central Bahrain. It is a part of the Northern Governorate administrative region. The village is notable for its burial mounds, which have been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Al Jasra is a coastal village situated on the western coast of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is situated in the Northern Governorate administrative region of the country and in the vicinity of the King Fahd Causeway. The village is notable for being the site of a historic house called Bait Al-Jasra as well as its handicrafting history.
The Bahrain Mall
The Bahrain Mall is a multistorey shopping mall situated in Sanabis, Manama city of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The mall features 1,600 parking spaces. The complex covers 70,000 square metres and attracts about 480,000 visitors per month.
Karbabad is a village situated in the northern part of the Kingdom of Bahrain, along the northern coastline bordering the Persian Gulf. The village is famously known for being close to the location of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Qal'at al-Bahrain. The village was known for its beach, however in recent years, land reclamation has resulted in the once sea-front village to be up to 2 km inwards.
Buri is a village located in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The village is said to be one of the oldest villages in the country.
Hillat Abdul Saleh
Hillat Abdul Saleh is a village located in the Kingdom of Bahrain, west of the village of Karbabad, on the outskirts of the capital city Manama. The village lies immediately south of the Bahrain Fort, which is recognised as the country's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Al Musalla is a village situated in the northern region of the Kingdom of Bahrain, on the western outskirts of the capital city Manama. The villages lies under the Northern Governorate administrative region. The villages lies west of the village of Tashan and Khamis and north of Sehla. The village is one of the most prominent villages in the country.
Al Qadam is a village in the northern region of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Al Hajar, Bahrain
Al Hajar is a village in the northern region of the Kingdom of Bahrain, west of the village of Al Qadam and lines the Budaiya highway.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Al Markh.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Markh, Al Markh, اَلْمَرْخ