in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt
- El Gora Airport (12 mi)
- El Arish International Airport (26 mi)
- Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport (29 mi)
- Ben Gurion International Airport (67 mi)
- Bar Yehuda Airfield (68 mi)
- Ein Yahav Airfield (70 mi)
- Sde Dov Airport (70 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (97 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (109 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (202 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev (Unesco heritage, 71 mi)
- Petra (Unesco heritage, 93 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 101 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 109 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 110 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 31.209 and 34.246 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 31° 12' 33" and E 34° 14' 46"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pound - EGP
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, English, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:56 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Cairo
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:49 am and 6:29 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2021-05-11 08:35:04
Explore Al Madfūnah
Al Madfūnah in North Sinai Governorate is located in Egypt about 195 mi (or 314 km) north-east of Cairo, the country's capital.
Local time in Al Madfūnah is now 11:56 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports in the wider vicinity of Al Madfūnah, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Egypt is El Gora Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves in Israel at a distance of 47 mi (or 75 km).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rafah, Ash Shaykh Zuwayd, Gaza, Al -Arish and Beersheba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 12th of May 2021
25°C (77 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 13th of May 2021
25°C (76 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 14th of May 2021
25°C (78 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Israeli bombing of Rafah, Gaza
Israel bombing Rafah in the south of the Gaza Strip in an attempt to close the tunnels, This video was shot from inside Rafah, the first shot you can see the rocket coming in.
Tall as - Sultan, Rafah, Gaza Strip | workforhope.org
http://workforhope.org/ is the humanitarian meaning of the "cash for work" project that COOPI and ECHO led in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (Gaza strip and West Bank).
مصر العربية | معبر رفح .. حكاية انتظار ومعاناة لا تنتهي
ازدحم آلاف الفلسطينيين في صالة الانتظار بمعبر رفح البري على الحدود بين قطاع غزة ومصر، منذ ساعات فجر الاثنين...
Gaza smuglertunnel / Gaza smuggling tunnel
Bli med på en krypetur ned i Gazas smuglertunneler / Inside the Gaza smuggling tunnels.
شاهدة عيان تحت القصف المباشر في حي تل الهوى
شاهدة عيان تحت القصف في حي تل الهوى في إتصال مع الجزيرة تحت القصف المباشر مع عائلتها وعوائل أخرى من النساء...
Gaza S.O.S غــــــزة تستصــــرخــكم 2009م
من طفل فلسطيني من غـزة الصامدة إلى ... شرفاء العالم حكماء العقلانية رفقاء الإنسانية هل رأيتم الديمقراطية...
The War Tapes: Egyptian guards shooting at Palestinian refugees in Rafah part 2
This is exclusive ISM Gaza Strip footage about the Egyptian complicity in the Gaza massacres. It was taken in the evening of 28th of December 2008 (the second day of the Israeli operation"Cast...
How Palestinians from Jaffa ended up as refugees in the West Bank
Nedal Salwameh was born in Fara'a refugee camp in the West Bank. His family was originally from a small village near Jaffa, but they were expelled in 1948 by Zionist forces. He explains...
ben filistinli çocuğum - küçük şeyma ( Im the Palestinian Child )
Translation into english: I am the Palestinian Child Indigent Hungry Dependent on a slice of bread Dependent on a swallow of water I am the Palestinian Child When beautiful...
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
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.
Yasser Arafat International Airport
Yasser Arafat International Airport, formerly Gaza International Airport and Dahaniya International Airport, is located in the Gaza Strip, in between Rafah and Dahaniya, close to the Egyptian border. It is owned, and was operated, by the Palestinian Authority, and served as the home airport for Palestinian Airlines. The airport was able to handle 700,000 passengers per year and operated 24 hours and 364 days a year.
Talmei Yosef, Sinai
Talmei Yosef was an Israeli settlement and moshav in the Sinai Peninsula. Located near Yamit, it was evacuated in 1982 as a result of the Camp David Accords. The moshav was established in 1977 by a gar'in group of immigrants from South Africa and the United States. It was named after Yosef Weitz, a former director of the Land and Afforestation Department of the Jewish National Fund.
Netiv HaAsara, Sinai
Netiv HaAsara was a moshav and Israeli settlement in the Sinai Peninsula. Located near Yamit, it was founded in 1973 and was named for ten soldiers that were killed in a helicopter accident south of Rafah in 1971. After the moshav was evacuated as part of the Camp David Accords, 70 families who had previously lived in the settlement founded a new moshav, also called Netiv HaAsara in the north-western Negev desert in Israel.
Battle of Rafah (1948)
The Battle of Rafah was a military engagement between the Israel Defense Forces and the Egyptian Army in the final stage of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. It was fought on January 3–8, 1949, just south of Rafah, today in the Gaza Strip. The battle was initiated by Israel as part of Operation Horev, on the backdrop of the Sinai battles just before. The Israelis were hoping to encircle all Egyptian forces in Palestine and drive them back to Egypt.
2006 Hamas cross-border raid
The 2006 Hamas cross-border raid was a cross-border raid which was carried out on 25 June 2006 in which a Palestinian militant squad thought to consist of 7 to 8 militants managed to cross the border through an underground tunnel near the Kerem Shalom Crossing and attack Israel Defense Forces (IDF) military positions.
Kerem Shalom border crossing
Kerem Shalom border crossing is a border crossing on the Gaza Strip-Israel-Egypt border managed by the Israel Airports Authority.
August 2012 southern Israel cross-border attack
The August 2012 southern Israel cross-border attack occurred on 5 August 2012, when armed men ambushed an Egyptian military base in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 16 soldiers and stealing two armored cars, which they used to infiltrate into Israel. The attackers broke through the Kerem Shalom border crossing to Israel, where one of the vehicles exploded. They then engaged in a firefight with soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, during which six of the attackers were killed.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Al Madfūnah.
- Ash Shaykh Zuwayd
- Al -Arish
- Tel Aviv
- Bi'r al `Abd
- Ghawr al Mazra`ah
- Karney Shomron
- Ar Rishah
- At Tafilah
- Al `Arid
- Al Mazar al Janubi
- Al Husayniyah
- Ash Shawbak
- Al Qasr
- Ash Shunah al Janubiyah
- Al Mughayyir
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Madfūnah, El-Madfûnah, Hareeya Jet, المدفونة