in Southern Governorate, Bahrain
- Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (Unesco heritage, 10 mi)
- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 26.105 and 50.539 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 26° 6' 17" and E 50° 32' 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: 07:18 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Asia/Bahrain
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:11 am and 4:46 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Şāfirah in Southern Governorate is a town in Bahrain a little south of Manama, the country's capital city.
Current time in Şāfirah is now 07:18 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bahrain with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Şāfirah, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bahrain is Bahrain International Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 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 9 mi (or 14 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: 23°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||21°C / 69 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1019 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Saturday, 7th of December 2019
23°C (74 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 8th of December 2019
23°C (73 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Light rain, scattered clouds.
Monday, 9th of December 2019
22°C (71 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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.
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Al Rawda Palace
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Royal University for Women
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Al Enma Mall
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These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Şāfirah.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Safiah, Safrah, Şāfirah, صَافِرَة