Sharm el Sheikh
in South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
- Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (6 mi)
- El Tor Airport (46 mi)
- St Catherine International Airport (56 mi)
- Hurghada International Airport (60 mi)
- Abu Rudeis Airport (96 mi)
- Taba International Airport (119 mi)
- Eilat Airport (120 mi)
- Aqaba King Hussein International Airport (124 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (145 mi)
- Saint Catherine Area (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Wadi Rum Protected Area (Unesco heritage, 137 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.916 and 34.330 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 54' 56" and E 34° 19' 47"
- 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: 10:22 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Cairo
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:47 am and 6:33 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,4 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: 2023-05-30 08:29:35
Explore Sharm el Sheikh
Sharm el Sheikh in South Sinai Governorate with it's 12,000 inhabitants is located in Egypt about 238 mi (or 383 km) south-east of Cairo, the country's capital.
Local time in Sharm el Sheikh is now 10:22 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Sharm el Sheikh, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Egypt is Sharm El Sheikh International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Egypt is Saint Catherine Area in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), North-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: El-Tor, Hurghada, Aqaba, Ad Disah and Tabuk. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Night Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 14% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Wednesday, 31st of May 2023
29°C (84 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 1st of June 2023
31°C (88 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 2nd of June 2023
33°C (92 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh
Maritim Jolie Ville Golf & Resort
Maritim Jolie Ville Resort & Casino
Sonesta Sharm Resort
MOVENPICK SHARM EL SHEIKH NAAMA BAY
Otium Hotel Amphoras
Novotel Sharm El Sheikh
Sharm El Sheikh Marriott Resort
Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
Noria Resort at Naama Bay, Sharm El Sheikh
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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.
Ghazala Gardens hotel
The Ghazala Gardens hotel (فندق غزالة) was a 176-room, four-star establishment in the Naama Bay area of the Egyptian beach resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on the Sinai Peninsula. Its sister hotel, the Ghazala, is across the street and is substantially larger. On July 23, 2005 at about 01:15 local time a terrorist drove a pickup truck laden with explosives through the glass façade and into the front lobby. Seconds later, the truck exploded, killing a number of people and razing the lobby.
Ofira Air Battle
The Ofira Air Battle was one of the first air battles of the Yom Kippur War. On 6 October 1973, Egypt launched a massive surprise attack on Israel that included over 200 Egyptian aircraft participating in an opening airstrike. In one of the first engagements near Israeli Air Force Base Ofir at Sharm el-Sheikh, on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, two Israeli Phantoms engaged 20 Egyptian Air Force MiG-17s and their eight MiG-21 escorts on their way to attack Israeli positions in the area.
Sharm International Hospital
Sharm International Hospital in Sharm Elshiekh in Egypt, it serves locals and the Sharm el-Sheikh tourism industry. Recently, the last president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak has been admitted for health problems.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cherm, Ofira, Sharm esh Sheikh, Ophira, Ras Umm Sidd, Ras Muhammad, Sharm al Shaikh, Sharm el-Sheikh, Sherm el Sheikh, Sherm el Shekh, Sherm el Sheik, Sharm ash Shaykh, Awfīr, شرم الشيخ, Sharm el Sheikh, Sharm el-Sheij, شرمالشیخ, Charm el-Cheikh, שארם א-שייח', SSH, シャルム・エル・シェイク, 샤름엘셰이크, Шарм-эль-Шейх, 沙姆沙伊赫