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: 12:00 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:28 am and 7:45 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: 3,5 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: 2020-06-06 07:20:59

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 12:00 AM (Sunday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 7th of June 2020

35°C (95 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 8th of June 2020

31°C (88 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 9th of June 2020

30°C (85 °F)
20°C (68 °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,...

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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