Ar Rifā‘
in Southern Governorate, Bahrain

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.130 and 50.555 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 7' 47" and E 50° 33' 18"
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: 05:24 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Bahrain
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:12 am and 4:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Ar Rifā‘

Ar Rifā‘ in Southern Governorate with it's 79,550 habitants is a town located in Bahrain a little south of Manama, the country's capital town.

Time in Ar Rifā‘ is now 05:24 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bahrain with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Ar Rifā‘, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bahrain is Bahrain International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 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 12 km), North. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, 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: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 42% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 9th of December 2019

22°C (72 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 10th of December 2019

21°C (70 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

22°C (72 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre

Address
5,5 mi
SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN SALMAN HIGH AL SEEF DISTRICT
00000 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Westin Bahrain City Centre

Address
5,5 mi
BUILDING B SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN SALMAN HIGH AL SEEF DISTRICT
00000 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Royal Phoenicia Hotel

Address
5,8 mi
Building 1288, Road 3931, Block 339
973 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Pars International

Address
6,2 mi
P.O. Box 20682
324 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

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


ELITE TOWER

Address
6,1 mi
BLDG 194 ROAD 2803 SEEF AREA 428
428 Bahrain
Bahrain

Time Information

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


The Palace Boutique Hotel

Address
6,0 mi
Block 338, Road 382, Bldg 212
Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Phoenicia Hotel

Address
6,0 mi
Post Box 2484
Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ramee International

Address
6,3 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


The K Hotel

Address
6,5 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


BAISAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL

Address
4,4 mi
BUILD 176 ROAD 2005 BLOCK 320 EXHIBITION ROAD
11538 Manama
Bahrain

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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ASHTEL RIFFA BAHRAIN

Published: July 22, 2014
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Published: March 28, 2009
Length: 37:19 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: On2elko2

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Published: February 14, 2015
Length: 17:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: قناة سترة واديان |RevolutionBahrain

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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 National Stadium

The Bahrain National Stadium is the national stadium of Bahrain, located in East Riffa. It can accommodate 35,000 people and is used mostly for football matches. It was built in 1982. The stadium was renovated in December 2012 for hosting the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations tournament. New look grandstand roof, seating, new pitch, fences, turnstiles and all interiors refurbished.

Located at 26.1536, 50.5437 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bahrain, National stadiums

Indian School, Bahrain

The Indian School is a CBSE affiliated school located in Bahrain. It was founded in the year 1950. The Indian School,Bahrain has around 8,000 students and is one of the largest co-ed schools in the Gulf.

Located at 26.1584, 50.5415 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Bahrain

Riffa Fort

Built as a fort during the reign of Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in 1812, while another source claim that it was built during the rule of the Persian Safavid Empire of Iran over Bahrain during the 17th century, the fort was converted into a residence in the 19th century for Shaikh Salman Bin Ahmed (Al Fateh) Al Khalifa. Riffa Fort or it is now named (Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Fort) offers a splendid view across the Hunanaiya valley.

Located at 26.1178, 50.5628 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Bahrain, Tourism in Bahrain, Forts in Bahrain, Archaeological sites in Bahrain

Sacred Heart School (Bahrain)

The Sacred Heart School is located in Isa Town, the Kingdom of Bahrain. The school was established in 1953 and offers a British education. It is a co-educational school run by the Comboni Sisters from 1953 to 2003, and since then by the Carmelite nuns, and offering an education to help prepare its students for the IGCSE examination - International General Certificate of Secondary Education - a London examinations degree.

Located at 26.1586, 50.5386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1953, Schools in Bahrain, Carmelite educational institutions

Shaikh Isa Palace

Shaikh Isa Palace is a palace in western Bahrain. The Palace lies just northeast of Al Rawda Palace in Riffa.

Located at 26.1214, 50.5247 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Bahrain

Royal University for Women

The Royal University for Women (RUW) in the Kingdom of Bahrain is the first private, purpose-built, international university in the country that is dedicated solely to educating the women of Bahrain. Established in 2005, the initial degree programmes of the university were designed in collaboration with McGill University in Canada and Middlesex University in the United Kingdom.

Located at 26.1019, 50.5512 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Bahrain, Education in Bahrain, Educational institutions established in 2005, 2005 establishments in Bahrain

Information Affairs Authority

The Information Affairs Authority is the name for Bahrain's Ministry of Information. It was formed in July 2010 by a decree of King Hamad separating the information portfolio from what was then known as the "Ministry of Culture and Information". The president of the Information Affairs Authority is appointed directly by the King of Bahrain and has the rank of a minister in the Bahrain government.

Located at 26.1637, 50.5538 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Information ministries, Government ministries of Bahrain, Bahraini media

Al Enma Mall

Al Enma Mall is a newly constructed multi-story shopping mall situated in the East Riffa city of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It was opened to the public on 15 August 2012. The mall features 600 parking spaces, and covers 55,000 square metres. The popular retail chain Géant Hypermarket opened its second outlet in the country at the mall.

Located at 26.1299, 50.5743 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Economy of Bahrain

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Ar Rifā‘.

Other districts

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Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ar Rifa, Riffa, اَلرِّفَاع, Ar Rifā‘