in Northern District, Israel
- Haifa International Airport (8 mi)
- Ben Ya'akov Airport (29 mi)
- Kiryat Shmona Airport (42 mi)
- Sde Dov Airport (48 mi)
- Ben Gurion International Airport (53 mi)
- King Hussein Air College (69 mi)
- Amman-Marka International Airport (72 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (77 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (86 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 10 mi)
- Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee (Unesco heritage, 12 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 12 mi)
- Old City of Acre (Unesco heritage, 14 mi)
- Tyre (Unesco heritage, 37 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 51 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 70 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 72 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Anjar (Unesco heritage, 81 mi)
- Miẕpé Gilboa‘ (observation point, (23 mi)
- Miẕpé Hod (observation point, (19 mi)
- Miẕpé Yammim (observation point, (22 mi)
- Taẕpit Alam Raẖimov (observation point, (27 mi)
- Miẕpé Monfor (observation point, (22 mi)
- Miẕpé Ilan (observation point, (20 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.739 and 35.157 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 44' 20" and E 35° 9' 25"
- 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: 05:11 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:31 am and 7:49 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-06-17 07:23:54
Discover Basmat Ṭab‘ūn
Basmat Ṭab‘ūn in Northern District with it's 6,300 citizens is a town in Israel about 67 mi (or 108 km) north of Jerusalem, the country's capital city.
Current time in Basmat Ṭab‘ūn is now 05:11 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Basmat Ṭab‘ūn, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Haifa International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North-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 in Israel is Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), South. We discovered 6 points of interest in the vicinity of this place.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nazareth, Haifa, Bent Jbail, Ash Shunah ash Shamaliyah and Al Butayhah. 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: 24°C / 76 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1009.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 3% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 18th of June 2019
25°C (76 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 19th of June 2019
25°C (76 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 20th of June 2019
25°C (76 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
DJ Tzach-Ziv - SOUND OF SUNSET, Mirpeset , Ramat Yishai
SOUND OF SUNSET Mirpeset, Ramat Yishai https://www.facebook.com/DJTzachZiv https://www.facebook.com/mirpeset.
Tal elevator at Hutzot Alonim Mall near Alonim junction
KOYOelevatorfan photographed this elevator. ---Elevator--- Brand: Tal. Capacity: 600kg / 8 Passengers. Fixtures: Generic. Door Safety: Bumper. Installed at 1995. Floor served: 2( *0*, 1)....
Our Pilgrimage to where the Shepherds met the Angels
On June 18th, 2010 we visited the Church of the Shepherds' Field near Bethlehem. This is where angels met the shepherds on the night that Christ was born. It is believed that St. Helen, the...
Holy Land Movies 04.04.14
http://www.jimmymorse.com presents the Holy Land and visits to The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, 12 Station of the Cross - Jesus Dies on the Cross, the 13th ...
Israeli Desert - water and shade
It was 102F (39C) in that creek. By the end of that day I finished all the water and more.
Holy Land Apr 3, 2014
http://www.jimmymorse.com presents the Pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Israel including the Via Delarosa (Stations of the Cross), the Church of the Holy Sepul...
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
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.
Operation Dekel, was the largest offensive by Israeli forces in the north of Israel after the first truce of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. It was carried out by the 7th Armoured Brigade led by Canadian volunteer Ben Dunkelman (called Benjamin Ben-David in Israel), a battalion from the Carmeli Brigade, and some elements from the Golani Brigade between 8–18 July. Its objective was to capture Nazareth and the Lower Galilee.
Jezreel Valley Regional Council
Jezreel Valley Regional Council is a regional council in northern Israel that encompasses most of the settlements in the Jezreel Valley. It includes 15 kibbutzim, 15 moshavim, 6 communal settlements and two Bedouin villages. Despite its name, some of these settlements are not located in the Jezreel Valley proper, but in the vicinity.
Usha was a city in the Western part of Galilee. It is noteworthy because in the 2nd century (c. 135), the Sanhedrin, or rabbinic court, was moved from Yavne in Judea to Usha, and then from Usha back to Yavne, and a second time from Yavne to Usha. The final settlement in Usha indicates the ultimate spiritual supremacy of Galilee over Judea, the latter having become depopulated after the Second Jewish Revolt.
Ramat David Airbase
Ramat David Israeli Air Force Base is one of three principal airbases of the Israeli Air Force, located southeast of Haifa, close to kibbutz Ramat David and Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley. It was originally built as a Royal Air Force station in 1942 under the British Mandate when it was known as RAF Ramat David.
Beit She'arim National Park
Beit She'arim, also known as Beth She'arim or Besara (Greek), literally The Strangers House, is the archeological site of a Jewish town and a large number of ancient rock-cut Jewish tombs. The necropolis is part of the Beit She'arim National Park, which borders the town of Kiryat Tiv'on on the northeast and is located close to the modern moshav of Beit She'arim. It is situated 20 km east of Haifa in the southern foothills of the Lower Galilee.
The Shfaram synagogue is located in the Israeli-Arab city of Shfaram, Northern Israel. Record of a synagogue in Shfaram dates to the mid-18th century when Bedouin chieftain Dhaher al-Omar gave permission to the Jews to return and renovate the ancient house of prayer there. Shfaram was noted in 1845 by Rabbi Joseph Schwarz in his book Descriptive Geography and Brief Historical Sketch of Palestine as having "about thirty Jewish families who have an old synagogue".
Usha is a kibbutz in the western Galilee area of Israel. Located near the city of Kiryat Atta, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 350.
Highway 70 (Israel)
Highway 70 is a highway in the coastal plain and Western Galilee in northern Israel. It connects the region of Zikhron Ya'akov to the Lower Galilee and to Kiryat Ata and Shlomi near Israel's border with Lebanon.
Highway 75 (Israel)
Highway 75 is an east-west highway in northern Israel. It runs from Haifa in the west to Nazareth and Nazareth Illit in the east. It is 40 km long, and runs concurrently with Highway 70 for the 4 km between Yagur junction and Ha'amakim junction.
Highway 79 (Israel)
Highway 79 is an east-west highway in northern Israel. It crosses the Zevulun Valley and the western Lower Galilee. The road leads from Kiryat Bialik to Mashhad north of Nazareth. It is 27 km long.
Ramat David is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near Ramat David Airbase, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 233. The kibbutz was established in 1926, and was named after David Lloyd George, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when the Balfour Declaration was made.
Zevulun Regional Council
Zevulun Regional Council is a regional council in the Haifa District of Israel. Founded in 1950, it had a population of 10,900 in 2006. The council borders Mateh Asher Regional Council to the north, Jezreel Valley Regional Council and Shefa-'Amr to the east, Carmel Nature Reserve national park and kiryat Tiv'on to the south and HaKerayot to the west.
Timrat is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee near Nahalal, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 1,700. The village was established in 1981, though the site had previously been the location of kibbutz Timorim, which was established in 1948, but moved to the centre of the country in 1954 due to a shortage of land.
Manshiya Zabda, also known as Manshiyet Zabda is an Arab village in northern Israel. Located to the north of Ramat Yishai, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 979. The village was established in 1945 by sons of families from Ilut. Over time the founders were joined by Bedouin and Muslims from the Galilee. The village was recognised by the authorities in 1979.
Suweid Hamira is a Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located near Shefa-'Amr, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. The village was recognised by the state in 1996.
Kfar HaMaccabi is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near Kiryat Ata, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 289. The village was founded in 1936 by members of the HaMaccabi HaTzair youth movement from Czechoslovakia and Germany who had immigrated with the help of Menahem Ussishkin for the first Maccabiah Games in 1932, and was named after the youth group.
Ibtin is a Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee around half a kilometre from Kfar Hasidim, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 2,300. The village was established in 1965 as part of a plan to settle the Bedouin in the area in permanent settlements. Residents of the village are members of the Amria tribe.
Khawaled, also known as al-Khawled is an Arab-Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located near Nofit, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 299. The Israeli Bedouin diplomat Ismail Khaldi initiated a project called "Hike and Learn with Bedouins in the Galilee" that has brought thousands of young Jews to the village, to learn about Bedouin culture and history. He said these encounters inspired him to become a diplomat.
Oranim Academic College
Oranim is a teacher training college in northern Israel. The college was founded in 1951 by the United Kibbutz Movement. It was named after the small forest of pine trees in the area. It trains kindergarten, elementary and upper school teachers and offers BA, BSc, BEd and MEd qualifications.
Yiftahel is an archaeological site located in the Lower Galilee in northern Israel. Various salvage excavations took place here between 1992 and 2008. The best known periods of occupation are the Early Bronze Age I and Pre-Pottery Neolithic B. In the Early Bronze Age village ca. 20 oval and rounded structures were uncovered. This is regarded as the most typical village of its period in the southern Levant.
Sisters of Nazareth convent – Shefa-Amr
The Sisters of Nazareth convent is a monastery located in the city of Shefa-Amr, Israel.
Sheikh Bureik, Lajjun
Sheikh Bureik, also called Sheikh Abreik or Sheikh Ibreik', was a Palestinian Arab village located 10 miles southeast of Haifa. Situated at an ancient site that shows evidence of habitation as early as the Iron Age, it was an important center of Jewish learning in the 2nd century, with habitation continuing during the Byzantine era, Islamic era, and the Crusades. The village appears under the name Sheikh Bureik in 16th century Ottoman archives.
Knesses Chizkiyahu was one of the first Lithuanian yeshivas founded after the establishment of the State of Israel and one of the first Torah institutions in the northern part of the country. Originally founded in Zikhron Ya'akov in 1949, it relocated to Kfar Hasidim in 1955, where it operates today with nearly 200 students and a kollel.
Shimron was a major city in the north of the Land of Israel, in antiquity. Shimron is mentioned in the bible by this name, and in other period sources as Shim'on. The city is identified with the tell called Tel Samunia in Arabic. The tel rises 60 meters above its surroundings, north-east of moshav Nahalal, on the border between the Lower Galilee, and the Jezreel Valley. Today the tel in not settled, Timrat was established alongside, to the east.
St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Shefa-Amr
St. Peter & St. Paul Church is located in the city of Shefa-Amr, Israel on one of the town's peaks of the old city. It has a high bell tower and a large purple dome which used to be blue until it was changed in the year of 2009. Masses are conducted in the church in Arabic and because the Greek Catholics are a majority in the city it is considered the main church of the city.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Basmat Ṭab‘ūn.
- Bent Jbail
- Ash Shunah ash Shamaliyah
- Al Butayhah
- Karney Shomron
- Kafr Asad
- Dayr Abi Sa`id
- At Tayyibah
- Samma ar Rawsan
- Al Mazar ash Shamali
- Al Khushniyah
- Dayr `Alla
- Nabatiye et Tahta
- Ash Shajarah
- Tel Aviv
- Al Hisn
- Al Qunaytirah
- As Subayhi
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bosmat Tivon, Bismat Taba’un, Basmat Tab'un, Basmat Ṭab‘ūn, Basmat Tab‘un, בסמת טבעון