Ash Shaykh Zuwayd
in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.216 and 34.111 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 12' 58" and E 34° 6' 38"
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: 05:27 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 4:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 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: 2020-12-02 08:20:25

Explore Ash Shaykh Zuwayd

Ash Shaykh Zuwayd in North Sinai Governorate is a city in Egypt about 188 mi (or 302 km) north-east of Cairo, the country's capital.

Local time in Ash Shaykh Zuwayd is now 05:27 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Ash Shaykh Zuwayd, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Egypt is El Gora Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), South. 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 53 mi (or 86 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rafah, Al -Arish, Gaza, Beersheba and Ramla. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 3rd of December 2020

21°C (69 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 4th of December 2020

20°C (68 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 5th of December 2020

19°C (67 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

ben filistinli çocuğum - küçük şeyma ( Im the Palestinian Child )

Published: January 29, 2009
Length: 02:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ahmet Övet

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...


Viva Palestina Dua'

Published: February 25, 2011
Length: 29:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: sHaDoWsOFisLaM

Viva Palestina convoy making dua in Al-Arish, Egypt before being attacked by Egyptian forces on January 5, 2010. 2000 Egyptian riot policemen attacked and injured volunteers of the Viva...


كيفية نحر القاعود في غزة على يد اصحاب محلات بيع اللحوم في غزة

Published: May 26, 2014
Length: 06:10 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: ali hasan

كيفية نحر القاعود في غزة على يد اصحاب محلات بيع اللحوم في غزة.


ضرب بمنطقة الانفاق برفح

Published: November 20, 2012
Length: 36:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mohammed Darwish


مرسيدس E ضد كرولا MERCEDES E VS CROLLA

Published: February 04, 2012
Length: 19:37 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: memo ouda

friendly race between mercedes e class 230 and toyota crolla follow @ FB http://www.facebook.com/Ouda.Photography.Arts.


RCASC Le Caire - ONU UNEF 1957-1958 - Partie 3 de 12

Published: December 11, 2010
Length: 22:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Marcel Walter Landry

WO1 Jean-Louis Landry visite Le Caire lors de son affectation pour l'ONU en Égypte avec le RCASC de novembre 1957 à mai 1958.


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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.

Battle of Rafa

The Battle of Rafa, also known by the British as the Action of Rafah, took place on 9 January 1917 completed the recapture of the Sinai Peninsula during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War. Desert Column attacked the entrenched Ottoman Army garrison at el Magruntein to the south of Rafa, close to the frontier between the Sultanate of Egypt and the Ottoman Empire, in the area to the north and east of Sheikh Zowaiid.

Located at 31.174, 34.143 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1917, 1917 in the Palestinian territories, Battles of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, Battles of World War I involving Australia, Battles of World War I involving New Zealand, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of World War I involving the Ottoman Empire

Dikla

Dikla (Palm) was an Israeli settlement in the northeastern part of the Sinai Peninsula established during Israel's occupation of the peninsula from the end of the 1967 Six-Day War, until that part of the Sinai was handed over to Egypt in 1982 as part of the terms of the 1979 Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty. Located in the Rafah Plain region south of the Gaza Strip, Dikla was established in May 1969 as a pioneer Nahal outpost known as Dekalim (palms).

Located at 31.2191, 34.1242 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Israel, Former Israeli settlements in Sinai


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Korûm el-Sheikh, Kurūm ash Shaykh, Ash Shaykh Zuwayd, Ash Shaykh Zuwayyid, El Sheikh Zuwaiyid, Sheikh Zuwâyid, Sheikh Zuweiyid, الشيخ زويد