Kiryat Shmona
in Northern District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.207 and 35.572 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 12' 26" and E 35° 34' 19"
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:
5:44 am and 7:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

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

Delve into Kiryat Shmona

Kiryat Shmona in Northern District with it's 22,035 habitants is located in Israel about 102 mi (or 163 km) north of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kiryat Shmona is now 05:17 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Kiryat Shmona, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Kiryat Shmona Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), 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 is Tyre in Lebanon at a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km). The closest in Israel is Old City of Acre in a distance of 34 mi (or 36 km), West. We encountered 6 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marjayoun, Bent Jbail, Mas`adah, Nabatiye et Tahta and Hasbaiya. 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: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1005.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

29°C (85 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 26th of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kfar Giladi Hotel

2,4 mi
Kibbuts Kfar Giladi
12210 Kefar Gil'Adi

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Kidmat Hagalil

2,1 mi
Bet Hillel 123
1225500 Beit Hillel

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Metula TravelHotel

5,2 mi
Harishonim 52
1029200 Metula

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Bakfar Country Lodging

5,0 mi
Kibbutz Kfar Szold
12230 Kfar Szold

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

שביל ישראל מסלול 2 - 29 11 Our trip to Israel National trail route 2 - 2014

Published: December 07, 2014
Length: 32:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michael Gurman

Our trip to Israel National trail route 2 - 29.11.2014 טיול לשביל ישראל מסלול 2 - מכפר גלעדי לסדקי יפתח 29.11.2014 מסע הררי בין עננים...

Shelter City College

Published: October 31, 2007
Length: 28:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ilanbehrman

Shelter City College An optimistic project in Kiryat Shmona Ilan Behrman The northern Israeli town of Kiryat Shmona is struggling with an impossible reality; a public image of a rural...

rain in qiryat-shmona

Published: June 15, 2008
Length: 15:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sergey Blagodatni

rain in qiryat-shmona.

قرى الجنوب اللبناني من الجهه الاسرائيليه נוף מרהיב ממצפה משגב עם Observation to South Lebanon hd

Published: October 24, 2011
Length: 35:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: abed issa

בשוליו המזרחיים של קיבוץ משגב עם ישנה מרפסת תצפית המאפשרת להתרשם מנוף החרמון והכפרים הלבנונים א עדייסה,...

8 center win a car 2012 by star 2000 tv

Published: August 13, 2012
Length: 34:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sameer said ahmed

מבצע 2 מכוניות בקניון 6 סנטר קרית שמונה .. קנה ב 100 שקל וקבל כרטיס להגרלה הגדולה.

Tamar Enjoying Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds

Published: July 31, 2013
Length: 10:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ben Haimson

having fun at the park

Published: January 04, 2014
Length: 54:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rawan saida

having fun at the park.

Cable car evacuation

Published: July 09, 2011
Length: 51:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: haim0n

Golan SAR unit trains in Manara.

Snow In Kiryat Shmona 20 02 15

Published: February 20, 2015
Length: 55:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5

שלג בקרית שמונה 20-02-15 שלג ראשון מאז 1992.

קרית שמונה - בירת הצפון

Published: January 05, 2014
Length: 32:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5

קרית שמונה צולמה בעזרת טכניקת Tilt--shift photography . הרעיון המרכזי היה צילום הטכניקה זו כדי הציגה כמיניאטורה.

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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.

Jordan River

The Jordan River or River Jordan is a 251-kilometre -long river in West Asia flowing to the Dead Sea. Currently, the river serves as the eastern border of the State of Israel and the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the western border of Jordan. In Christian tradition, Jesus was baptised in the River Jordan by John the Baptist. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan takes its name from this river.

Located at 33.1867, 35.6192 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Israel, Geography of Palestine, Geography of the West Bank, Great Rift Valley, Hebrew Bible rivers, Israel–Jordan relations, New Testament places, Old Testament Apocrypha places, Catholic pilgrimage sites, Sacred rivers, Rivers of Israel, Rivers of Jordan, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of the West Bank, Tourism in Jordan, Jordan River basin, Environmental issues in Israel, Fertile Crescent, Rivers of Syria, Israel–Jordan border, Israel–Syria border, Borders of the West Bank, Border rivers

Hula massacre

The Hula massacre took place between 31 October and 1 November 1948. Hula (Hule) was a village in Lebanon 3 km west of Kibbutz Manara, not far from the Litani River. It was captured on October 24 by the Carmeli Brigade of the Israel Defense Forces without any resistance at all. Between 35 and 58 captured men were executed in a house which was later blown up on top of them. Revenge was the motive. Two officers were responsible for the massacre.

Located at 33.2167, 35.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles and operations of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, History of Lebanon, Massacres in Lebanon, 1948 in Lebanon, Mass murder in 1948, Massacres committed by Israel

Tel Hai

Tel Hai is a name of a former Jewish settlement in northern Israel, the site of an early battle in the Arab–Israeli conflict, and of a noted monument, tourist attraction, and a college. It is currently part of kibbutz Kfar Giladi.

Located at 33.235, 35.5783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1905, 1926 disestablishments, Monuments and memorials in Israel, Villages depopulated during the Arab–Israeli conflict

Hasbani River

The Hasbani River, also known as Snir Stream within Israel, is a tributary of the Jordan river. The Hasbani River derives most of its discharge from two springs in Lebanon, the Wazzani and the Haqzbieh, the latter being a group of springs on the uppermost Hasbani. The Hasbani runs for 25 miles in Lebanon before crossing the border and joining with the Banias and Dan Rivers at a point in northern Israel, to form the River Jordan.

Located at 33.2382, 35.6246 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Israel, Rivers of Lebanon, Jordan River basin, International rivers of Asia, Israel–Lebanon border, Nature reserves in Israel

Kiryat Shmona Airport

Kiryat Shmona Airport is a public Israeli airport located 2 km east of the northern town of Kiryat Shmona. Its history, based on lack of economic viability and local political differences, has seen various closures and reopenings. Arkia handled domestic flights until end of 2003, when it closed down due to a lack of passenger traffic.

Located at 33.2167, 35.5967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Israel

1997 Israeli helicopter disaster

The 1997 Israeli helicopter disaster occurred on 4 February 1997. 73 Israel Defense Forces soldiers were killed when two Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion Yas'ur 2000 helicopters, 357 and 903, collided over She'ar Yashuv in northern Israel. The helicopters were supposed to have crossed the border into Israel's "security zone" in Lebanon, but were hovering while waiting for official clearance to go.

Located at 33.2222, 35.6411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1997 in Israel, Mid-air collisions, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1997, Aviation accidents and incidents in Israel, Israel Defense Forces disasters, Non-combat military accidents, Israeli Air Force, Accidents and incidents involving the Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion, Accidents and incidents involving military aircraft

Kafr Kila, Lebanon

KafarKila is a small village in Southern Lebanon. Kafarkila name comes from 'Kfar' (Village) and 'Kila' (Bride) meaning the Bride Village. The total population of the village is about 14,500. The occupants' number increases dramatically during summer. Its altitude is around 700 m from sea level. Kafarkila is well known for its high quality olive oil, grapes, and bee honey in addition to many other farming activities.

Located at 33.2833, 35.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Nabatieh Governorate

Fatima Gate

Fatima Gate, also known as the Good Fence Crossing, is a former border crossing between Lebanon and Israel. On the Lebanese side, it is close to the village of Kfar Kila and on the Israeli side, it is west of Metula. The crossing has been closed since the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon at the end of the 1982-2000 South Lebanon conflict, and since the summer of 2000 has been the site of many anti-Israeli demonstrations and cross-border stone throwing from Lebanon to Israel.

Located at 33.2806, 35.5646 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Israeli–Lebanese conflict, Hezbollah, Israel–Lebanon border crossings

Upper Galilee Regional Council

The Upper Galilee Regional Council is a regional council in Israel's Upper Galilee region. The area has a population of 15,500 and has been headed for 14 years by Aharon Valenci. Its headquarters are located in Kiryat Shmona, an independent city not included in the council's jurisdiction.

Located at 33.22, 35.6225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Upper Galilee Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel

Kiryat Shmona Municipal Stadium

The Kiryat Shmona Municipal Stadium is a football stadium in Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel. It is home to Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona Opened in 1989, the stadium has undergone extensive renovations as the club has climbed from the regional leagues to the Premier League. New plastic seats replaced concrete ones, the pitch was relaid, broadcast facilities built and floodlights erected.

Located at 33.2079, 35.5756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Israel, Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C., Sports venues completed in 1989

Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council

Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council is a Regional Council in the North District of Israel. It encompasses 13 Moshavim and Communal settlements, from the northern shore of the Kinneret, to the Lebanese border and Mount Hermon. Its offices are located in Merkaz Kach, between roads 90 and 899.

Located at 33.1181, 35.57 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel

Galilee Panhandle

The Galilee Panhandle (Hebrew: אצבע הגליל‎, Etzba HaGalil is a panhandle along the Hula Valley in northern Israel that incorporates five municipal authorities. Towns in the Galilee panhandle include Metula and Kiryat Shmona.

Located at 33.2, 35.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Israel

Tel-Hai Academic College

Tel-Hai Academic College is a college located in Tel Hai in northern Israel, near Kibbutz Kfar Giladi and north of Kiryat Shmona. The college offers academic and continuing education programs for approximately 4,500 students, 70 percent of whom come from outside the Galilee. Minorities comprise about 10 percent of the student body. The college offers degrees in life sciences, social sciences, computer science and the humanities.

Located at 33.2356, 35.5789 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Colleges in Israel

Beit Hillel

This article is about the moshav. For the school of Jewish law, see House of Hillel. Beit Hillel is a moshav for a group of workers in the tower and stockade settlements in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel. It belongs to the Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. It is located on the west bank of Nahal Snir, about 5 km from Kiryat Shmona. The moshav is named after Dr. Hillel Yaffe, a doctor who immigrated to Israel during the Second Aliyah.

Located at 33.2075, 35.6057 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

She'ar Yashuv

She'ar Yashuv is a workers' moshav in the Upper Galilee in the northeastern Hula Valley in northern Israel. It belongs to the Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. It was founded in 1940. As of 2008 it has 200 residents from 78 families. The residents mostly work as service workers for boarding houses. A few work in agriculture and livestock. The moshav came to public awareness after the 1997 Israeli helicopter disaster, when two IDF helicopters collided in midair above the settlement, killing 73.

Located at 33.2263, 35.6466 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, 1940 establishments in Mandatory Palestine, Organizations established in 1940

Night of the Gliders

Night of the Gliders refers to an incident that took place on 25 November 1987, in which one Syrian soldier named (khaled Akar خالد آكر)infiltrated into Israel from South Lebanon using hang gliders to launch a surprise attack against Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers. Six Israeli soldiers were killed and eight others wounded. Khalid Akar was killed that night.

Located at 33.2231, 35.6017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1987 in Israel, Mass murder in 1987, Conflicts in 1987, Military operations of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Palestinian terrorism, Terrorist attacks attributed to Palestinian militant groups, 1987 in international relations

Dan River (Middle East)

The Dan River is the largest tributary of the Jordan river. The sources of the river are multiple springs emerging from Tel Dan along underground fault lines. The river is so named after the Israelite city of Dan, which was captured by the Tribe of Dan during the Judges period. The tribe of Dan conquered the city, then named Laish and then occupied by Canaanites. Its flow provides up to 238 million cubic meters of water annually to the Hulah Valley.

Located at 33.249, 35.652 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jordan River basin, Hebrew Bible rivers, Rivers of Israel

The Prehistoric Man Museum

The Prehistoric Man Museum is a museum of prehistory in Kibbutz Ma'ayan Baruch, Israel. The museum showcases historical artifacts found in and around the kibbutz and houses an extensive collection of prehistoric tools and vessels, including hand axes predating human settled in the Hulah Valley, about 780,000 BCE. The museum's collection includes the skeleton of a prehistoric woman, approximately 50 years old, buried with her dog.

Located at 33.238, 35.6086 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Israel, Archaeological museums in Israel, Modernist architecture in Israel, Archaeology of the Near East, North District (Israel)


Al Wazzani (Al-Quazzani), also known as Arab Louaize, is a small Lebanese village in the Hasbaya District of the Nabatieh Governorate, just north of the Israel-Lebanon border, on the banks of the Hasbani River. The village is located about 1 km from the Wazzani Spring, a major source of the Hasbani, which is a tributary of the Jordan River. The village has about 200 residents.

Located at 33.2743, 35.6181 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jordan River basin, Israeli–Lebanese conflict, Populated places in Lebanon

Givat HaEm

Giv'at Ha'Em is a hill named for Henrietta Szold, known as the mother of Youth Aliya. The hill lies in Upper Galilee in northern Israel, 196 m above sea level, 1 km east of the Route 918 and 2 km north of Kfar Szold. The basalt hill, like a few other hills in the eastern Hula Valley, was formed by a spurt of basalt stone during the formation of the Jordan Rift Valley.

Located at 33.2117, 35.6586 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Israel


Markaba (مركبا) is a village located at Marjayoun municipality at Nabatieh Governorate, Lebanon. It is geographically located south of Raabatt Tallame, East of Banni Hayyan and North east of Tallussah and 850 M larges.

Located at 33.2333, 35.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lebanon, Marjeyoun District

Hurshat Tal

Hurshat Tal is a national park and nature reserve in the North District of Israel. In 1968, 765 dunams were declared national park lands (visitor facilities occupying approximately 250 dunams) and 107 dunams were declared a nature reserve.

Located at 33.2205, 35.6293 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Israel, Nature reserves in Israel


Adaisseh is a village in South Lebanon. It is located close to the Blue Line border with Israel, near the Israeli kibbutz Misgav Am.

Located at 33.2542, 35.5425 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Lebanon

Nahal Ayun

Nahal Ayun, is a perennial stream in the Galilee Panhandle, Israel. The stream originates from the springs in the Marjayoun valley in southern Lebanon, and runs southward for seven kilometers in various irrigation ditches, until flowing into Israel near Metulla, as a tributary of the Jordan River in the Hula Valley.

Located at 33.2698, 35.5779 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Israel, Nature reserves in Israel

Emek Hahula High School

Emek Hahula Comprehensive High School is located in Kfar Blum in the Upper Galilee region of Israel. Emek HaHula Comprehensive High School caters to over 1,000 students grades 7-12. The school is situated in the Upper Galilee region, one of the most picturesque places in Israel. The school provides advanced education for high-achievers while also providing additional help for students with severe learning disabilities and autistic children.

Located at 33.1742, 35.6145 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions with year of establishment missing, High schools in Israel

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Khalisa, Halsa, El Khalisa, Halasa, Khalasah, Shemona Kiryat, Qiryat Shmona, Kiryat Shemoneh, Qiryat Shemonah, Qiryat Shemona, Kiryat Shmona, קרית שמונה, קריית שמונה, KSW, Кирьят-Шмона