Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī
in Southern Governorate, Bahrain
- Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (Unesco heritage, 7 mi)
- Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 33 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 26.133 and 50.520 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 26° 7' 58" and E 50° 31' 13"
- 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: 04:44 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Bahrain
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:21 am and 5:21 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bahrain.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bahrain. Last Update: 2023-02-02 07:37:15
Delve into Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī
Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī in Southern Governorate is located in Bahrain a little south-west of Manama, the country's capital town.
Current time in Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī is now 04:44 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bahrain with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bahrain is Bahrain International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 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 7 mi (or 11 km), North. 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 65 °F|
|Night Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Friday, 3rd of February 2023
19°C (66 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 4th of February 2023
17°C (63 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 5th of February 2023
18°C (65 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre
The Westin Bahrain City Centre
Gulf Hotel Bahrain
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa sea & spa
The K Hotel
One Pavilion Luxury Serviced Apartments
Mansouri Mansions Hotel
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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.
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Bahrain National Stadium
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Indian School, Bahrain
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Sacred Heart School (Bahrain)
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Al Rawda Palace
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These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al-Rifā‘ al Gharbī, Rifaa Al Gharbi, West Rifā‘, Rifā‘ al Qiblī, Rifā‘ al Gharbī, Ar Rifā‘ al Gharbī, اَلرِّفَاع اَلْغَرْبِي