in Southern District, Israel

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.669 and 34.571 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 40' 9" and E 34° 34' 17"
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: 09:26 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 7:33 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: 3,3 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: 2022-08-07 08:01:30

Explore Ashqelon

Ashqelon in Southern District with it's 105,995 inhabitants is located in Israel about 39 mi (or 62 km) west of Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Local time in Ashqelon is now 09:26 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 12 airports in the wider vicinity of Ashqelon, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), South. 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 Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), East. We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gaza, Ramla, Tel Aviv, Beersheba and Rafah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 8th of August 2022

29°C (85 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 9th of August 2022

30°C (86 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 10th of August 2022

29°C (85 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,6 mi
78100 Ashkelon

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Leonardo Ashkelon

1,1 mi
7848011 Ashkelon

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Ashkelon City HD - העיר אשקלון

Published: June 21, 2014
Length: 31:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Maksim Serdiukov

The beautiful colors of Ashkelon and all the places you can find there.. העיר אשקלון בשלל צבעה ומגוון המקומות שניתן למצוא בא. Thanks to: Elina Serdiukov...

Israel Kiteboarding, Ashqelon feb 2014

Published: February 25, 2014
Length: 44:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ramiyami

Israel south beach, Ashqelon City, kiteboarding in 17 knots, at Yamiya Club.

Terrorist rocket attack: Ashqelon, 15.11.2012

Published: November 15, 2012
Length: 52:16 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Sergey Tesler

R.O.L. - Through My Eyes

Published: November 13, 2014
Length: 19:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: R.O.L.

LIVE 6.11.2014 Rock 4 Ashqelon.

מועצת העיר אשקלון 0812 אשקלונט

Published: August 02, 2012
Length: 08:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: אשקלון נט חדשות העיר אשקלון

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מהדורת שבט נמרוד בחרום הראשונה

Published: November 18, 2012
Length: 15:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: שבט נמרוד

תיעוד ראשון של הפעילות של שבט נמרוד בגזרת אשקלון במהלך מבצע עמוד ענן.

Краткосрочная аренда квартир в Израиле. Ашкелон.

Published: March 06, 2013
Length: 13:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Новогодний турнир по стритболу

Published: December 09, 2011
Length: 30:15 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Боря Швайгер

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מלון לאונרדו אשקלון

Published: August 03, 2014
Length: 46:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: מלונות לאונרדו נופש על הים באווירה משחררת ,הזמינו חופשה במלון לאונרדו אשקלון החדש מרשת מלונות...

אזעקת צבע אדום פורצת בשידור - פנינה מחישתיל אשקלון בראיון לקול ישראל מהשטח

Published: July 23, 2014
Length: 35:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: אופיר אבסלנדר

אזעקת צבע אדום פורצת בשידור - פנינה מחישתיל אשקלון בראיון לקול ישראל מהשטח.

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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.

Battle of Ascalon

The Battle of Ascalon took place on August 12, 1099 shortly after the capture of Jerusalem, and is often considered the last action of the First Crusade. The crusader army led by Godfrey of Bouillon defeated and drove off the numerically-superior Fatimid army, securing the safety of Jerusalem.

Located at 31.6704, 34.5581 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the First Crusade, Battles involving the Fatimid Caliphate, Conflicts in 1099

Siege of Ascalon

The Siege of Ascalon took place in 1153, resulting in the capture of that Egyptian fortress by the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Located at 31.6671, 34.5481 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sieges of the Crusades, Battles involving Arab Egypt, Battles involving the Fatimid Caliphate, 12th century in Egypt, 12th-century crusades, Conflicts in 1153

Ashkelon Academic College

Ashkelon Academic College is a college in Ashkelon, Israel which is qualified to grant Bachelor's degrees from Bar-Ilan University.

Located at 31.6691, 34.5717 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Colleges in Israel, Ashkelon

Barzilai Medical Center

Barzilai Medical Center is a 490-bed hospital in Ashkelon in southern Israel. The Hospital serves a population of 500,000, including a large number of Ethiopian and Russian immigrants. It has 100,000 admissions annually.

Located at 31.6625, 34.5605 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Israel, Hospitals established in 1961, Ashkelon

Sala Stadium

The Šaľa Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in Šaľa, Slovakia. Currently, it is mostly used for football matches and is the home ground of FK Slovan Duslo Šaľa. The stadium holds 1,126 people.

Located at 31.6657, 34.5695 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Slovakia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Slovakia, Buildings and structures in Nitra Region, Sports venues in Ashkelon, Hapoel Ashkelon F.C., Football venues in Israel

Ashkelon Sports Arena

The Ashkelon Sport Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Ashkelon, Israel. The arena opened in 1999 and is home to the Ironi Ashkelon basketball club and Hapoel Ashkelon fencing and rhythmic gymnastics teams. The arena has a capacity of 3,000 permanent Seats.

Located at 31.6622, 34.5728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sport in Ashkelon, Indoor arenas in Israel, Basketball venues in Israel, Sports venues completed in 1999

Ashkelon National Park

Ashkelon National Park is an Israeli national park along the shore of the Mediterranean sea southwest of the city of Ashkelon. The national park is situated in the heart of ancient Ashkelon. It is surrounded by a wall built in the mid-12th century by the Fatimid Caliphate. The wall was originally 2,200 meters in length, 50 meters in width and 15 meters in height. The remains of the wall are located in the eastern and southern parts of the national park.

Located at 31.6639, 34.5458 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Israel, Archaeology of Israel, Archaeological sites in Israel, History of Israel, Ashkelon

Shikma Prison

Shikma Prison is an Israeli prison located in Ashkelon. There are many Palestinian prisoners there including the engineer Dirar Abu Sisi who was kidnapped in Ukraine in February 2011. Among the former prisoners is Israeli scientist Mordechai Vanunu who spent 11 years of his prison sentence there.

Located at 31.6645, 34.5956 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Israel, Ashkelon

capture of the webcam Ashkelon › West

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Majdal, Majdal ‘Asqalān, El Medjdel, Migdal Ascalon, Migdal Gad, El Majdal, Migdal Ashqelon, Al Majdal, Ashquelon, Ashkelon, Ashqelon, אשקלון, Ашкелон