Az̧ Z̧uhayr
in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.157 and 34.164 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 9' 23" and E 34° 9' 51"
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: 09:13 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:18 am and 6:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

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: 2021-04-12 08:19:46

Explore Az̧ Z̧uhayr

Az̧ Z̧uhayr in North Sinai Governorate is a city in Egypt about 189 mi (or 304 km) north-east of Cairo, the country's capital.

Local time in Az̧ Z̧uhayr is now 09:13 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Az̧ Z̧uhayr, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Egypt is El Gora Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 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 85 km).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 63 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 13th of April 2021

18°C (65 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

21°C (70 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 15th of April 2021

22°C (71 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Tall as - Sultan, Rafah, Gaza Strip |

Published: January 29, 2013
Length: 19:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: COOPI - ONG, Onlus 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

Published: December 22, 2014
Length: 11:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Masr Alarabia

ازدحم آلاف الفلسطينيين في صالة الانتظار بمعبر رفح البري على الحدود بين قطاع غزة ومصر، منذ ساعات فجر الاثنين...

Gaza smuglertunnel / Gaza smuggling tunnel

Published: April 17, 2009
Length: 30:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Marius Arnesen

Bli med på en krypetur ned i Gazas smuglertunneler / Inside the Gaza smuggling tunnels.

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...

Children of Gaza, shot in the head.

Published: January 19, 2009
Length: 35:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dolmtot

Children of Gaza who were shot by the IDF were taken to hospital in Egypt C.T scan show bullets in the head in at least 9 of them.

Peligro, frontera Sur entre Israel y Egipto, El Gran Muro del Norte

Published: July 26, 2013
Length: 40:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Solidaridad Internacional Nazioarteko Elkarta

El "Gran Muro del Norte" en la frontera de Israel con Egipto The "Great Northern Wall" on Israel's border with Egypt Este miércoles 02 de enero de 2013, el primer ministro israelí entregó...

A panorama of destruction at Gaza Airport

Published: December 20, 2008
Length: 19:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: btblondon

This is a pan of Gaza Airport taken on 11 December 2008. The airport was built with EU aid and opened by Bill Clinton in 1998. Two years later it was not just put out of action by the Israelis...

هام وخطير جدا لكل سني في قطاع غزة - الجهاد الاسلامي شيعة وروافض غزة

Published: March 07, 2014
Length: 18:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Alyasmin Alahmar

مقتطفات من خطبة الشيخ نافذ عزام ردا على أصحاب السباب والشتام والافتراء على المسلمين واهل السنة والجماعة.

القائد المجاهد خالد مشعل-أبو الوليد في فلسطين

Published: December 07, 2012
Length: 46:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Houdhaifa Djebari

كلمة القائد المجاهد خالد مشعل من معبر رفح بعد أن وطئت قدماه أرض فلسطين الطاهرة بعد فراق دام أكثر من 40 سنة.

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 2 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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
El Daheir, El-Dhaheir, Aḑ Ḑuhayr, Az̧ Z̧uhayr, Zaheer, Aḑ Ḑahīr, El-Daheir, الظهير, الضهير