Jawz Abū Ra‘d
in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.196 and 34.227 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 11' 45" and E 34° 13' 36"
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: 08:43 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:48 am and 6:30 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: 3,9 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: 2021-05-12 08:23:00

Discover Jawz Abū Ra‘d

Jawz Abū Ra‘d in North Sinai Governorate is a town in Egypt about 194 mi (or 311 km) north-east of Cairo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Jawz Abū Ra‘d is now 08:43 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports near Jawz Abū Ra‘d, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Egypt is El Gora Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 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 48 mi (or 78 km).

When in this area, 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: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 14th of May 2021

25°C (77 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 15th of May 2021

26°C (78 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of May 2021

26°C (78 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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

Israeli bombing of Rafah, Gaza

Published: February 02, 2009
Length: 43:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Robert Wright

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

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

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

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.


The War Tapes: Egyptian guards shooting at Palestinian refugees in Rafah part 2

Published: July 18, 2009
Length: 18:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kaxlan2009

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

Published: January 02, 2015
Length: 55:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: NECIP Canada

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 )

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...


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.


رئيس بي بي سي يفضح المتحدث الإسرائيلي الكذاب اوفير

Published: February 14, 2009
Length: 07:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: batal1001

مقطع نادر جدا: عندما تلقى تليفزيون بي بي سي العربي تهديدات من اسرائيل لضرب مكتب بي بي سي لقتل المراسل شهدي...


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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.

Sufa, Sinai

Sufa was an Israeli settlement and kibbutz in Sinai. Located two kilometres east of Yamit, it was evacuated as part of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty in 1982. Its former residents established a new kibbutz by the same name in the north-western Negev desert near the border with the Gaza Strip. Sufa was established in 1974 as a Nahal settlement, its name derived from the severe dust storms which occurred in the area. On 17 January 1977 it was recognised as a kibbutz.

Located at 31.2363, 34.1895 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former Israeli settlements in Sinai, Former kibbutzim, Nahal settlements, Populated places established in 1974

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.

Located at 31.2105, 34.2426 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former Israeli settlements in Sinai, Former moshavim, Populated places established in 1977

Avshalom, Sinai

Avshalom was an Israeli settlement in the Sinai Peninsula. Avshalom was founded in 1973, next to Sadot. It was named Merkaz Sadot (lit. Sadot Center) and later Yad On (lit. Hand of Strength). In 1979, it was renamed in honor of Avshalom Feinberg, a leader of the Nili espionage network who had died in Sinai during World War I. Avshalom was dismantled three years later as a result of the Camp David Accords. In 1990 a new communal settlement by the same name was founded in Israel.

Located at 31.2129, 34.2024 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1979, Former Israeli settlements in Sinai

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.

Located at 31.2133, 34.2186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1973, Former Israeli settlements in Sinai, Former moshavim

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.

Located at 31.2259, 34.2174 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles and operations of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jawz Abū Ra‘d, Joz Abu Rad, جوز ابو رعد