in Central District, Israel
- Ben Gurion International Airport (11 mi)
- Sde Dov Airport (18 mi)
- Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport (40 mi)
- Bar Yehuda Airfield (50 mi)
- Haifa International Airport (67 mi)
- El Gora Airport (68 mi)
- Amman-Marka International Airport (69 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (69 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (133 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (141 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (146 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 14 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 19 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 21 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 25 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 55 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 69 mi)
- Old City of Acre (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- Tel Aviv Luna Park (amusement park, (17 mi)
- Miẕpé Beqoa‘ (observation point, (6 mi)
- Miẕpé Har’el (observation point, (9 mi)
- Miẕpé Massu’a (observation point, (15 mi)
- Miẕpé Modi‘im (observation point, (10 mi)
- Miẕpé Yona (observation point, (11 mi)
- Miẕpé Eshta‘ol (observation point, (12 mi)
- Ma‘aganat Ashdod (marina, (12 mi)
- Ma‘agana (Marina) (marina, (16 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 31.861 and 34.823 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 31° 51' 40" and E 34° 49' 21"
- 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: 04:05 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:34 am and 7:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Israel.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2020-06-05 07:22:31
Discover Qiryat ‘Eqron
Qiryat ‘Eqron in Central District is a city in Israel about 24 mi (or 39 km) west of Jerusalem, the country's capital city.
Local time in Qiryat ‘Eqron is now 04:05 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports in the vicinity of Qiryat ‘Eqron, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Gurion International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), North. 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 White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), North. We discovered 9 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ramla, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Karney Shomron and Gaza. 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||19°C / 67 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||21°C / 70 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Saturday, 6th of June 2020
29°C (84 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 7th of June 2020
29°C (85 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 8th of June 2020
29°C (85 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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.
Tel Nof Airbase
Tel Nof Israeli Air Force, also known as Air Force Base 8, is one of three principal airbases of the Israeli Air Force. Tel Nof is located near Rehovot, Israel.
Sitria is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah near Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 999. The moshav was founded on Lag BaOmer in 1949 by 95 families from Poland and Rumania who had been interned in a detention camp in Cyprus. Before 1948, the Sitriya (السطرية) Bedouin tribe lived in the area. According to Walid Khalidi, the moshav is built on the lands of Abu al-Fadl, a village depopulated in 1948.
Kaplan Medical Center
The Kaplan Medical Center is a hospital in Rehovot, Israel, located in the south of the city next to the Bilu Junction. In 2001, the hospital had 625 beds and in May 2007 was the tenth largest hospital in Israel. It serves the entire northern Shephelah region, between Rehovot and Ashdod and serves Ashdod along with Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon. It was founded in 1953 and was named after Eliezer Kaplan, a well-known Zionist and the first Finance Minister of Israel.
Brenner Regional Council
Brenner Regional Council, is a regional council in the Center District of Israel. It is located in the coastal plain, in the vicinity of Rehovot and Yavne. The council is named after writer Yosef Haim Brenner, killed in the Jaffa riots of 1921. The Council was established in 1950, with a jurisdiction of 36,000 dunams. As of 2007, the six communities in the council are home to approximately 6,000 inhabitants.
Gibton is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Brenner Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 299. It was founded in 1933 as part of the Settlement of the Thousand plan. The plan aimed to establish small agricultural settlements around the larger towns and help defend them against Arab rioters. It was named after an ancient town in the territory of the Tribe of Dan which is mentioned in the Tanakh: Joshua 19:44.
Ganei Yohanan is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah near Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 637. The moshav was founded in 1950 by immigrants from Romania, and was named after Yohanan Kreminitsky. The founders were later joined by immigrants from Tripoli in Libya.
Ramot Meir is a small moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah around four kilometres south of Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 782. The moshav was founded in 1949 by demobilised soldiers, and was named after the American philanthropist Meyer Rosoff. Rosoff had bought the land around the Arab village of al-Na'ani in the 1930s for his company, Rosoff Group Plantations.
Ganei Hadar is a communal settlement in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah near Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 286. The village was founded in 1930 by immigrants from the United States, who founded the "Gan Hadar - Co-operation" union. The land had been bought by union members from the Arab village of al-Na'ani during the late 1920s, and was the first Jewish settlement in the Gezer region.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Qiryat ‘Eqron.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
‘Āqir, ‘Eqron, Akir, Kefar ‘Eqron, Qiryat ‘Eqron, Kiryat Ekron, קרית עקרון