in Central District, Israel
- Ben Gurion International Airport (19 mi)
- Sde Dov Airport (23 mi)
- Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport (35 mi)
- Bar Yehuda Airfield (51 mi)
- El Gora Airport (60 mi)
- El Arish International Airport (71 mi)
- Haifa International Airport (73 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (76 mi)
- Ein Yahav Airfield (86 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (128 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (148 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (154 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 17 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 25 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 30 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 62 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee (Unesco heritage, 74 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 74 mi)
- Old City of Acre (Unesco heritage, 82 mi)
- Tel Aviv Luna Park (amusement park, (23 mi)
- Miẕpé Beqoa‘ (observation point, (14 mi)
- Miẕpé Har’el (observation point, (15 mi)
- Miẕpé Massu’a (observation point, (15 mi)
- Miẕpé Modi‘im (observation point, (18 mi)
- Miẕpé Yona (observation point, (4 mi)
- Miẕpé Eshta‘ol (observation point, (18 mi)
- Ma‘aganat Ashdod (marina, (5 mi)
- Ma‘agana (Marina) (marina, (21 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 31.787 and 34.707 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 31° 47' 14" and E 34° 42' 23"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Shekel - ILS
- Spoken languages:
- Hebrew, Arabic, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:17 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:51 am and 7:44 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Israel.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2019-07-15 07:22:53
Explore Gan Yavne
Gan Yavne in Central District with it's 22,453 inhabitants is located in Israel about 30 mi (or 48 km) west of Jerusalem, the country's capital.
Local time in Gan Yavne is now 05:17 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 12 airports in the wider vicinity of Gan Yavne, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Gurion International Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Israel is Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), South-East. We found 9 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. 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: Ramla, Tel Aviv, Gaza, Jerusalem and Beersheba. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 80 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1006.3 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 24th of July 2019
27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 25th of July 2019
27°C (81 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 26th of July 2019
27°C (80 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
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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.
Ibelin was a castle in the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem in the 12th century, which gave its name to an important family of nobles.
Hatzor Israeli Air Force Base, also titled Kanaf 4 (lit. Wing 4) is an Israeli Air Force military air base, located in central Israel, near kibbutz Hatzor after which it is named. It was founded by Britain's Royal Air Force as RAF Qastina.
The Malakhi Junction, also known as Qastina for the Arab village which once stood there, is a major road junction in Israel, between Highway 40 and 3. It is located on the 37th kilometer of Highway 3. Like most junctions in Israel, it serves as a major transportation hub and has a trempiada, or hitchhiking stand. Due to its proximity to Kiryat Malakhi, it is also sometimes considered Kiryat Malakhi's central bus station, operated by the Be'er Tuvia Regional Council.
Port of Ashdod
The Port of Ashdod is one of Israel's two main cargo ports. The port is located in Ashdod, about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, adjoining the mouth of the Lachish River. Its establishment significantly enhanced the country's port capacity. It is a major point of entry for both cargo and tourists in and out of Israel, as well as imported military equipment. Ships carrying humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip also unload their cargo at the port.
Blue Marina in Ashdod is one of the newest marinas in Israel. It is located close to the city center in the middle of beach zone. The marina has berths for nearly 550 crafts. The surrounding area is being developed and will have hotels, restaurants, artificial lakes, and promenades. The Blue Marina is a center of for sea sports as well. There are surfing, sailing, and diving schools located onsite. Number of berths: 4.
Lakhish River is a river in Israel that flows into the Mediterranean Sea at the city of Ashdod. It is also known as Wadi Kabiba (inland section) and Wadi Sukhrir (Ashdod section) in Arabic. The basin square is 1,020 km and the length is about 70 km. The river sources are in the southern West Bank and the stream often floods during the rainy season. The river is polluted by industrial waste and sewage, due in part to its location separating the industrial zone and port from the rest of Ashdod.
Ad Halom is a site at the eastern entrance to the city of Ashdod, Israel.
The Yud-Alef Stadium is a football stadium in Ashdod, Israel, that was built for local football sides Ironi Ashdod and Hapoel Ashdod. It was named the Yud-Alef after the eleven Israeli athletes murdered in the Munich massacre. There are four stands in the stadium which is not aesthetically pleasing. The stadium is also thought to be one of the few in the world where the home fans have fewer seats than the visitors.
Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh
Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh is a major yeshiva in Israel near the city of Ashdod and adjacent to Kvutzat Yavne.
Kfar Mordechai is a village in central Israel, located about 30 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, between Ashdod, Gedera and Yavne. The village was established in 1950 by British and South African Jews and by some ex-kibbutz members, near the ruins of a Palestinian Arab village called Bashshit. It is named after Mordechai Eliash, Israel's first ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Ashdod Ad Halom Railway Station
Ashdod Ad Halom Railway Station (also known as Ashdod Darom) is a railway station in Ashdod, Israel. It is currently served by the Binyamina–Tel Aviv–Ashkelon suburban line. Ashdod Ad Halom Station was opened in June 1995 and was fully rebuilt in 2003. Starting in 1917 a small station also operated at the site during the Mandate period on the Beirut–Cairo line. The station is located in Ad Halom area near the eastern entrance to the city of Ashdod.
Be'er Tuvia Regional Council
Be'er Tuvia Regional Council, is a regional council in the southern Coastal Plain region in Israel. It borders Yoav and Nahal Sorek regional councils in the east; Hof Ashkelon regional council, the Mediterranean Sea, the city of Ashdod and Gan Yavne local council in the west; Gederot, Hevel Yavne regional councils and Gedera, Bnei Aish local councils in the north; Shafir regional council in the south. The town of Kiryat Malakhi is enclaved in the middle.
Gederot Regional Council
Gederot Regional Council is a regional council in the Center District of Israel. It is located between Ashdod, Yavne and Gedera and covers an area of 13,000 dunams. Founded in 1953, its population is 4,200. It borders on Brenner Regional Council to the north, Hevel Yavne Regional Council to the west, Be'er Tuvia Regional Council and Gan Yavne to the south, and the city of Gedera to the east.
Kfar Aviv is a moshav in the South District of Israel, near Ashdod. It belongs to the Gederot Regional Council. Kfar Aviv was founded in 1952 by the Jewish Agency. It was intended to absorb immigrants to Israel from Egypt. Its original name was Kfar HaYeor . The name "Kfar Aviv" was given as a reference to the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt, which occurred in spring as recorded in the Torah. As time passed, the village absorbed families from Poland. In Kfar Aviv there are 185 families.
Highway 7 (Israel)
Highway 7 is a highway in the South District of Israel from Gedera to Yesodot. It connects the coastal region with Trans-Israel Highway (Route 6).
Highway 41 (Israel)
Highway 41 is a highway in south-central Israel. It connects Ashdod in the west with Gedera in the east. Highway 41 is a primary transport link to the Port of Ashdod.
Misgav Dov is a moshav near Gedera in the coastal plain of south-central Israel. It belongs to the Gederot Regional Council. It is named after Dov Gruner, a member of the Irgun. The moshav was founded by people who left the Herut movement in 1950. Immigrants to Israel from Russia and Iraq later joined the community. The supporting organization was Mishkei Herut Beitar .
Shdema is a moshav near Gedera in the coastal plain of south-central Israel. It is under the municipal jurisdiction of the Gederot Regional Council. The moshav was founded in 1954 to absorb immigrants to Israel from Persia. After that group refused to live there, it was populated by urban residents who chose to live an agricultural cooperative lifestyle and arrived as part of the movement "from city to village.
Kannot is an educational institution and youth village in central Israel. Located near Gedera, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 284. The village was founded in 1952 by the Workers' Council of the Histadrut and belongs to the Na'amat organisation.
Emunim is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Ashdod, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 732 The moshav was founded in 1950 by immigrants from Egypt, on the land of the Palestinian village of Beit Daras. Like many of the other moshavim in the area, its name is symbolic and taken from the Tanakh, Psalm 31:23: "the Lord preserves the faithful".
Ben Zakai is a religious moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Yavne Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 986. The moshav was established in 1950 by immigrants from Tripoli in Libya, and was named after Yochanan ben Zakai.
Operation Pleshet, named for the geographical region where it took place, was an Israeli military operation during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. It was carried out from May 29 to June 3, 1948, in the Isdud/Ad Halom area of the southern front, against the Egyptian Army. The aim of the operation was to capture Isdud and stop the Egyptian advance northwards.
66th Weapons Squadron
The United States Air Force's 66th Weapons Squadron (66 WPS) is a United States Air Force Weapons School A-10 Thunderbolt II instructional flying unit, at Nellis AFB, Nevada.
Ort Itzhak Rabin
Ort Itzhak Rabin (sometimes referred to as Ort Gan Yavne) is a pluralistic high school and junior high school in Gan Yavne, Israel. It was founded in 1998 as the first high school in the town of Gan Yavne.
The HaKiriya Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Ashdod, Israel. The arena opened in 2000 and is home for the Maccabi Ashdod and Maccabi Bnot Ashdod basketball club's. Also serves the team of Hapoel Ashdod handball. The arena has 534 permanent seats and 666 seats in removable stands. For basketball games it has a capacity of 1,200, which is reduced to 534 for handball matches. There are plans to build a 5,000-capacity arena near the "Lakhish park", In the north of the city.
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Gan Yavneh, Gan Yavne, גן יבנה