in Southern District, Israel
- Wadi Rum Protected Area (Unesco heritage, 28 mi)
- Petra (Unesco heritage, 43 mi)
- Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 104 mi)
- Saint Catherine Area (Unesco heritage, 108 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 127 mi)
- Miẕpé ‘Amram (observation point, (14 mi)
- Coral Beach Marina (marina, (23 mi)
- North Marina (marina, (20 mi)
- Miẕpor ‘Avrona (observation point, (10 mi)
- 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:
- This place on Geonames.org
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
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 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.
Trekking Eilat Mountains, Israel
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
Following the trail is not always that easy. Recorded in Rahma, Jordan. Check out also our website with a complete overview of all trails: http://www.hiking-in-jordan.com Licensed Under:...
Flood in Petra
Наводнение в Петре (Иордания) 3 февраля 2007 года. Музыка: RussElectroHouse "Индиана Джонс"
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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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Samar.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: