in Northern District, Israel
- Haifa International Airport (15 mi)
- Ben Ya'akov Airport (18 mi)
- Kiryat Shmona Airport (30 mi)
- Sde Dov Airport (60 mi)
- Ben Gurion International Airport (64 mi)
- King Hussein Air College (66 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (67 mi)
- Amman-Marka International Airport (74 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (80 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (89 mi)
- Old City of Acre (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee (Unesco heritage, 19 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 23 mi)
- Tyre (Unesco heritage, 29 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Anjar (Unesco heritage, 70 mi)
- Ancient City of Damascus (Unesco heritage, 74 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Miẕpé Hod (observation point, (7 mi)
- Miẕpé Yammim (observation point, (10 mi)
- Miẕpé Pe’er (observation point, (25 mi)
- Miẕpé Elot (observation point, (18 mi)
- Taẕpit Alam Raẖimov (observation point, (16 mi)
- Miẕpé Monfor (observation point, (13 mi)
- Miẕpor Ẕipporim Ha’Ammud (observation point, (12 mi)
- Miẕpé H̱useyẕ (observation point, (26 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.864 and 35.297 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 51' 51" and E 35° 17' 49"
- 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: 09:21 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:03 am and 7:22 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,9 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: 2019-08-17 07:22:38
Delve into Sakhnīn
Sakhnīn in Northern District with it's 24,596 habitants is located in Israel about 76 mi (or 122 km) north of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.
Current time in Sakhnīn is now 09:21 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports close to Sakhnīn, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Haifa International Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 25 km), 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 Old City of Acre in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), West. We encountered 8 points of interest near this location.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nazareth, Bent Jbail, Haifa, Al Butayhah and Ash Shunah ash Shamaliyah. 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||30°C / 86 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Night Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1007.2 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 5% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 18th of August 2019
27°C (80 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Monday, 19th of August 2019
26°C (79 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 20th of August 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.
Northern District (Israel)
The Northern District is one of Israel's six administrative districts. The Northern District has a land area of 4,478 km², which increases to 4,638 km² when both land and water are included. The district capital and largest city in the North District is Nazareth.
Deir al-Asad is a village in the Galilee region of Israel, 49 kilometers from Haifa. It is located above al-Araas mountain. All the residents are Muslims. The number of the residents in 2003 was approximately 8,400.
ORT Braude College of Engineering
ORT Braude Academic College of Engineering is established on a 30-acre area in a city of Karmiel, Israel. The College’s geographic location is a direct response to national and regional needs: it serves as an academic, technological, and scientific center for the Galilee, increases the accessibility to higher education in the north of Israel and contributes to the range and enrichment of Karmiel’s educational system.
Doha Stadium is the current home of Bnei Sakhnin. Located in the small Arab Galilee town of Sakhnin, it was built with public funds largely from the State of Israel and the Qatar National Olympic Committee, and was named after the Qatari city of Doha.
Al-Batuf Regional Council
The al-Batuf Regional Council is a regional council located on the southern fringe of the Beit Netofa Valley North of Nazareth within the North District of Israel. It was formerly part Lev HaGalil regional council until 2000 and consists of the following four rural Israeli Arab villages. Hamaam Rumana Rumat al-Heib Uzeir The regional council is named after the Al-Batuf Plain (the Arabic name of Beit Netofa Valley), on which it is located.
Kamanneh or Kamane is a Bedouin village in Misgav Regional Council in Israel. It is the result of the merger between Suweid (Kammaneh East) and Kamun (Kammaneh West) and the new village consists of six main neighborhoods. It is located off Mount Kamun north of the Israeli-Arab city of Sakhnin. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics the village had a population 1,100 at the end of 2005.
Yuvalim is a communal settlement in the Misgav Regional Council in the Galilee. It was established in 1982 by a core group of Rafael employees and their families. Yuvalim was the first communal settlement to be established in Israel. In 2010, Yuvalim had a population of 996.
Mikhmanim is a communal village in the hills of the Galilee. Established in 1980, it is situated atop Mt. Kammon, the highest peak in the Lower Galilee, overlooking the city of Karmiel. Mikhmanim is under the jurisdiction of the Misgav Regional Council, which organizes cultural events and youth activities for all the villages in the area. The community currently (April 2011) numbers about 70 families, with 150 children.
Hararit (lit. "mountainous") is a settlement in Galilee, Israel administered by the Misgav Regional Council.
Tzurit is a hilltop village located in the Misgav Regional Council in Israel's Western Galilee region, west of Karmiel. It was formed in 1982 and it currently (mid-2007) has a population of approximately 658.
Shorashim is a communal settlement in the Lower Galilee, in the Northern District of Israel. The village is administered by the Misgav Regional Council and affiliated with the Conservative movement.
Highway 85 (Israel)
Highway 85 is an east-west highway in Northern Israel. It is one of the most important roads through the Galilee, connecting the western Galilee with the Eastern Galilee. The road begins in Akko on the west coast of Israel and ends in the east just north of Lake Kinneret.
Eshbal is a small kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee near Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 53. The village was founded in 1979 as a Nahal settlement. It was civilianised in January 1998 by a kvutza of 30 HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed youth group members. Since 1998, Eshbal has been the home to the Galil Jewish-Arab School.
Lotem is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 460. The village was founded in 1978
Dmeide is a Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near Kfar Manda, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 608. The village was established during the 17th century, but was only recognised by the state of Israel in 1995.
Hamdon is an unrecognised Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near Lotem, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council.
Hussniyya is a Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 545. The village was recognized by the state in 1996. Its inhabitants belong to the Swaid tribe. The women of Hussniya offer guided tours of the area focusing on picking and cooking wild plants.
Sallama is a Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee near the Tzalmon Stream, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 2,100. The village was recognised by the state in 1976.
Gilon is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee on Mount Gilon seven kilometres west of Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 1,000. The village was established in 1980 by the Mishkei Herut Beitar movement as part of the Lookouts in the Galilee plan to increase Jewish settlement in the area.
Lavon is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee four kilometres north of Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 268. The village was established in 1980 and was named after former Minister of Defence Pinchas Lavon.
Koranit is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Galilee on Mount Shekhanya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 655. The village was established in 1978 as a moshav shitufi, and was later converted to a communal settlement.
Rakefet is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Lower Galilee near Sakhnin, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. The name means "Cyclamen". In 2006 it had a population of 761. The village was established in 1981 as a moshav shitufi. In August 1989 it was converted to a communal settlement. In September 2011 a High Court of Justice ordered the Israel Lands Administration to allocate a plot of state land to an Arab couple, Fatina and Ahmed Zabeidat.
Siege of Yodfat
The Siege of Yodfat was a 47 day siege by Roman forces of the Jewish town of Yodfat which took place in 67 CE, during the Great Revolt. Led by Roman General Vespasian and his son Titus, both future emperors, the siege ended with the sacking of the town, the deaths of most of its inhabitants and the enslavement of the rest. It was the second bloodiest battle of the revolt, surpassed only by the sacking of Jerusalem, and the longest bar Jerusalem and Masada.
Beit Netofa Valley
The Beit Netofa Valley is a valley in the Lower Galilee region of Israel, midway between Tiberias and Haifa. Covering 46 km, it is the largest valley in the Galilee and one of the largest in the southern Levant. The name Beit Netofa Valley first appears in the Mishna and later in medieval rabbinical literature, receiving its name from the Roman-era Jewish settlement of Beth Netofa which stood at its northeastern edge.
Iphtahel, also known as the Valley of Iphtahel is a Biblical Valley in Nazereth, Israel.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Sakhnīn.
- Bent Jbail
- Al Butayhah
- Ash Shunah ash Shamaliyah
- Kafr Asad
- At Tayyibah
- Al Khushniyah
- Dayr Abi Sa`id
- Nabatiye et Tahta
- Samma ar Rawsan
- Al Qunaytirah
- Ash Shajarah
- Al Mazar ash Shamali
- Khan Arnabah
- Al Hisn
- Karney Shomron
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sikhnin, Sahrin, Saknīn, Sakhnīn, סח’נין, סכנין, Сахнин