Midreshet Ben-Gurion
in Southern District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.852 and 34.783 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 51' 5" and E 34° 47' 0"
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: 10:20 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 5:30 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: 2,7 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: 2020-02-17 07:21:47

Discover Midreshet Ben-Gurion

Midreshet Ben-Gurion in Southern District with it's 1,100 citizens is a place in Israel about 68 mi (or 110 km) south of Jerusalem, the country's capital city.

Current time in Midreshet Ben-Gurion is now 10:20 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports near Midreshet Ben-Gurion, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km), North. 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 Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), South-East. We encountered 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. 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: Beersheba, Rafah, Gaza, Ar Rishah and Ash Shaykh Zuwayd. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 61 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 19th of February 2020

14°C (57 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 20th of February 2020

14°C (56 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 21st of February 2020

15°C (60 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Carmey Avdat Farm

3,2 mi
Midreshet Ben-Gurion
84990 Sde Boker

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Boker Valley Vineyards Farm

3,9 mi
Road 40 Tlallim-sde Boker
85515 Sde Boker

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

01 The Messiah's Garden Tomb 2004

Published: June 18, 2007
Length: 42:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cindy Rockney

My first visit to Jerusalem to help bring peace and joy to the world through the effort of archeology and research. It was Valentine's Day week-end, which found me in the tomb where they laid...

Purim Carnival 2015 Sde Boker עדלאידע פורים תשעה התיכון הסביבתי שדה בוקר

Published: March 12, 2015
Length: 31:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Guy Shachar

תלמידי התיכון הסביבתי בשדה בוקר הפיקו השנה עדלאידע לתפארת, אחת המרשימות שידע בית הספר. נעקוב אחרי תהליך...

עדלאידע תיכון שדה בוקר תשעד Adloyada Sde Boker Environmental High School 2014

Published: March 24, 2014
Length: 33:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Guy Shachar

סיקור העדלאידע המסורתית פרי מוחם וידיהם של תלמידי התיכון הסביבתי בשדה-בוקר. השנה, תשע"ד, הנושאים הם: שכבה...

Sde Boker - שְׂדֵה בּוֹקֵר (HD)

Published: January 29, 2011
Length: 27:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: OompieDaan

Opnames in High Definition van de kibbutz Sde Boker waar David Ben-Gurion woonde. De kibbutz ligt midden in de Negev woestijn (Israel). Camera: Canon XH-A1.

Sde boker tandem kite buggy avi

Published: October 12, 2012
Length: 00:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rami shaya

tandem kite buggy in sde boker.

Mountain biking. Israel. Sde Boker - the ancient city Shivta - Sde Boker. Сде Бокер - древний город Шивта - Сде Бокер. Израиль.

Published: May 05, 2008
Length: 22:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Igor Skorubsky

23.12.2006. Велопоходы по Израилю.--- Подробное описание этого маршрута и фотографии: http://is-israel.com/tracks/shivta/index.htm...

Welcome to the Kibbutz Sde Boker

Published: August 24, 2010
Length: 53:55 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Anthony Quinn

Welcome to the Kibbutz Sde Boker performed by volunteers for Purim 1994. If you were there please leave a comment :)

Ben Gurion's Grave

Published: January 20, 2015
Length: 02:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zvi Peretz Cohen

Ben Gurion's Grave, Sde Boker, Negev, Israel.

Fox at night and some jackals

Published: May 24, 2012
Length: 44:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HagarAmir

Wild animals filmed with an infrared camera trap. The video was taken in a single night at Sde-Boker, The Negev desert, Israel.

Desert trip with my Dorsoduro 1200 - GoPro Hero 3

Published: July 26, 2013
Length: 10:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Eitan Goldstein

Beware of camels near the road!

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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.

Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research

The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research is part of the Ben-Gurion University, and is located in the Midreshet Ben-Gurion campus in the centre of the Negev desert in Israel. The Institute was established in 1974 as a result of a recommendation made by the Israeli Council for Higher Education in 1972. It was renamed as the Blaustein Institute for Desert Research in 1980 after a donation to the university by the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation.

Located at 30.8542, 34.7825 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Research institutes in Israel, Solar power in Israel

Ramat Negev Regional Council

Ramat Negev Regional Council is a regional council in the Negev desert in Israel. The largest regional council in the country, its headquarters are located on Highway 40 between Mashabei Sadeh and Tlalim.

Located at 30.8667, 34.7833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ramat Negev Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel

Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center

The Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center at Midreshet Ben-Gurion is the national alternative energy research institute of Israel. It was established in 1987 by the Ministry of National Infrastructures to study promising alternative and clean energy technologies, particularly those involving solar power. Since July 1991 the Center has been operated by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research. Its director is David Faiman.

Located at 30.8535, 34.7835 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Solar power in Israel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Research institutes in Israel

Ein Avdat

Ein Avdat or Ein Ovdat is a canyon in the Negev Desert of Israel, south of Kibbutz Sde Boker. Archaeological evidence shows that Ein Avdat was inhabited by Nabateans and Catholic monks. Numerous springs at the southern opening of the canyon empty into deep pools in series of waterfalls. The water emerges from the rock layers with salt-loving plants like Poplar trees and Atriplexes growing nearby.

Located at 30.8265, 34.7666 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
National parks of Israel, Archaeological sites in Israel, Springs of Israel, Oases of Israel, Ancient churches in the Holy Land, 3rd-century church buildings