in Southern Governorate, Bahrain
- Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (Unesco heritage, 12 mi)
- Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 26.063 and 50.527 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 26° 3' 45" and E 50° 31' 37"
- 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: 12:56 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Bahrain
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:41 am and 5:02 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Discover Aş Şakhīr
Aş Şakhīr in Southern Governorate is a town in Bahrain a little south of Manama, the country's capital city.
Current time in Aş Şakhīr is now 12:56 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bahrain with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Aş Şakhīr, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bahrain is Bahrain International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 25 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 12 mi (or 19 km), North. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, 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: 33°C / 91 °F
|Morning Temperature||33°C / 91 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1009 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 19% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Thursday, 24th of October 2019
31°C (88 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 25th of October 2019
31°C (88 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 26th of October 2019
32°C (89 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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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The Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race in Bahrain sponsored by Gulf Air. The first race took place at the Bahrain International Circuit on 4 April 2004. It made history as the first Formula One Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East, and was given the award for the "Best Organised Grand Prix" by the FIA. The Bahrain Grand Prix has usually been the third race of the Formula One calendar.
2004 Bahrain Grand Prix
The 2004 Bahrain Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on April 4, 2004 at the Bahrain International Circuit. It was the first Formula One race to be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the Middle East. The race, contested over 57 laps, was the third round of the 2004 Formula One season. The race was won by Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher.
Bahrain International Circuit
The Bahrain International Circuit is a motorsport venue opened in 2004 and used for drag racing, GP2 and the annual Bahrain Grand Prix. The 2004 Grand Prix was the first held in the Middle East. Beginning in 2006, Australian V8 Supercars raced at the BIC, with the event known as the Desert 400. However, the V8 Supercars did not return for the 2011 V8 Supercar season. 24 Hour endurance races also hosted at BIC.
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2006 Bahrain Grand Prix
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Al-Sakhir Palace, also known as Sakhir Palace, is a palace in the Sakhir desert region of western Bahrain. The palace lies off the Zallaq Highway, northeast of the Bahrain International Circuit, the town of Zallaq and the Gulf University. It lies southwest of Sadad, Shahrakan and Dar Kulaib, the nearest town to the palace.
Shahrakan is a village situated in the western side of the Kingdom of Bahrain, south of the village of Malkiya. The village lies in the Northern Governorate administrative region. The village was a site of unrest during the Bahrain uprising.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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