in Southern District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.832 and 35.023 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 49' 55" and E 35° 1' 21"
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: 05:58 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:12 am and 7:07 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: 4,2 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: 2021-04-14 08:22:48

Explore Samar

Samar in Southern District is located in Israel about 134 mi (or 216 km) south of Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Local time in Samar is now 05:58 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 7 airports in the wider vicinity of Samar, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Yotvata Airfield in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), North-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 Wadi Rum Protected Area in Jordan at a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km). The closest in Israel is Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev in a distance of 50 mi (or 45 km), South-East. We found 4 points of interest in the vicinity of this place.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Aqaba, Ar Rishah, Ad Disah, Al Murayghah and Ayl. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 16th of April 2021

31°C (87 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 17th of April 2021

32°C (90 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 18th of April 2021

34°C (94 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Harlem Shake (Dining room Edition)

Published: February 12, 2013
Length: 54:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rom carmi

harlem shake for Purim in Kibbutz Yotvata !!!!!!! in 22/2/13.

Caspian Plover - Charadrius asiaticus

Published: March 24, 2012
Length: 30:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bodor Gábor

Caspian Plover at the field of Yotvata, Israel.

מעלה שחרות לה - היבניק המצוי

Published: June 30, 2012
Length: 51:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Oren Ben Yosef

סרטון טבע על הי"בניק המצוי לכבוד המסיבת סיום.

כיתה י' יטבתה - אחריות

Published: May 14, 2010
Length: 19:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KuroNekoTsuki

בעקבות יוני בלוך (המלך) צילום: יוני שלא יודע לצלם עריכה: אורן התותח.

Trekking Eilat Mountains, Israel

Published: December 06, 2009
Length: 23:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Vitally Zilber

3 days trekking in Eilat Mountains, Israel. October 2009. Negev Desert, Eilat Mountains: Be'er Ora, View on Timna Park, The Red Canyon, Amram Mountain. Amram Pillars.

Slipping and Sliding - Hiking in Jordan

Published: March 15, 2014
Length: 21:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hikinginjordan

Following the trail is not always that easy. Recorded in Rahma, Jordan. Check out also our website with a complete overview of all trails: Licensed Under:...

Flood in Petra

Published: December 09, 2010
Length: 06:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: VovkaUA

Наводнение в Петре (Иордания) 3 февраля 2007 года. Музыка: RussElectroHouse "Индиана Джонс"

Samar bike

Published: December 22, 2011
Length: 09:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mark Abrahams

FotoMagico Slideshow.

arayot haemek in samarbike

Published: November 20, 2011
Length: 48:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: samar bike קמפוס אילת יום ה: חי בר יטבתה

Published: January 19, 2013
Length: 50:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: eyalalex

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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.

Yotvata Hai-Bar Nature Reserve

The Yotvata Hai-Bar Nature Reserve is a 3,000-acre breeding and reacclimation center administered by the Israel Nature Reserves & National Parks Authority, situated in the Southern Arabah near Yotvata. The Yotvata Hai-Bar is the desert counterpart of the Carmel Hai-Bar Nature Reserve which operates in the country's Northern Mediterranean forest. Endangered and locally extinct animals mentioned in the Bible are bred here for possible reintroduction to the Negev desert.

Located at 29.8714, 35.0503 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nature reserves in Israel

Sands of Samar

The Sands of Samar, also called the Samar sands or Samar sand dunes, are an expanse of sand dunes in the Arava region of southern Israel. Once encompassing an area of seven square kilometers, agricultural development and sand mining have reduced the sands to 2.3 square kilometers. In recent years environmentalists and local residents have campaigned to preserve what remain of the dunes.

Located at 29.8, 35.04 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Environmental issues in Israel

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Samar, סמר