in Southern District, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.988 and 34.932 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 59' 17" and E 34° 55' 54"
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: 07:37 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:26 am and 6:42 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: 2,9 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: 2019-09-18 07:22:50

Discover Yeruham

Yeruham in Southern District with it's 8,631 citizens is a town in Israel about 56 mi (or 91 km) south of Jerusalem, the country's capital city.

Current time in Yeruham is now 07:37 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Yeruham, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km), North-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 Masada in a distance of 34 mi (or 54 km), North-East. We discovered 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Beersheba, Ghawr al Mazra`ah, At Tafilah, Gaza and Busayra. 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: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 37%
Air Pressure 1011.2 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

32°C (90 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

31°C (88 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

29°C (83 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Desert Irus Hotel

0,3 mi
108 Zvi Bornstein St

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

טיול חברים משער-הנגב לערד ודימונה a trip to Arad and Dimona

Published: January 13, 2013
Length: 27:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hiladudi

טיול חברים משער-הנגב לערד ודימונה a trip to Arad and Dimona.

Israel. Dimona

Published: March 20, 2014
Length: 02:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Eugene Ivanov

Programa Nuclear de Israel

Published: September 23, 2013
Length: 13:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: dialplus

Irã adverte sobre programa nuclear secreto de Israel. Irã advertiu contra o sério "perigo" do programa nuclear clandestino de Israel, incitando a comunidade internacional a agir com responsabil...

#OccupySaharonim Detained Again

Published: October 23, 2013
Length: 06:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Sheen

Ido Naveh, Orly Feldheim & 4 other activists are taken into the police station in Dimona after being detained for non-violently protesting at Saharonim, Israel's desert detention center for...

#OccupySaharonim Detained

Published: October 03, 2013
Length: 18:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: David Sheen

October 3, 2013: Activists taken to the police station in Dimona after they approached Israel's desert detention center for non-Jewish African asylum-seekers and demanded that all those inside...

Edenic Sons - Zamru Lo (Sing to Him)

Published: November 06, 2014
Length: 35:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrew Esensten

Edenic Sons perform "Zamru Lo (Sing to Him)" for the judges of "Kokhav Nolad" in Dimona, Israel on April 17, 2008.

ב' עסק

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 27:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yossi Ezra

דוקומנטרי קצר במסגרת לימודי קולנוע שנה א' במכללת ספיר.

דימונה - מרד תשלומי מים

Published: November 06, 2010
Length: 45:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: יצחק ג'קי אדרי

תושבי דימונה מאסו בתשלומי המים הגבוהים שהגיעו מתאגיד המים והחליטו על מרד תשלומים, השידור הוקרן בחדשות ערץ...

השתקפות - יוצרים עם קשת 2012 - קבוצת מרכז הנוער דימונה

Published: June 23, 2012
Length: 17:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Yossi Ezra

סרט הגמר שזכה בתחרות הארצית 2012 אפשרות לכתוביות בעברית חובה רמקולים לצפייה!

תיאטרון דימונה מההתחלה ועד היום

Published: May 15, 2014
Length: 34:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: תיאטרון דימונה

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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.

Bislamach Brigade

The School for Infantry Corps Professions and Squad Commanders is the IDF body responsible for the training of all the Infantry Corps squad commanders and platoon sergeants. Established in 1974 under the command of Yaakov Hasdai, the school comprises three operative battalions (17th, 906th, and 450th), ordinarily used for training, and during wars or emergencies (such as during the Yom Kippur War) as fully operational combat force, or as reinforcements.

Located at 31.0119, 34.8597 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Brigades of Israel, Military installations of Israel

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 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Research institutes in Israel, Solar power in Israel


Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a parliamentary democracy in the Middle East, on the south-eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It borders Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast, Jordan and the West Bank in the east, Egypt and the Gaza Strip on the southwest, and the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea to the south, and it contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area.

Located at 31, 35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Israel, 1948 establishments in Israel, Arabic-speaking countries and territories, Countries bordering the Red Sea, Eastern Mediterranean countries, Hebrew words and phrases, Levant, Liberal democracies, Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean, Member states of the United Nations, Middle Eastern countries, Republics, States and territories established in 1948


Mamshit is the Nabataean city of Mampsis or Memphis. In the Nabataean period, Mamshit was an important station on Incense Road, running from the Idumean Mountains, through the Arabah and Ma'ale Akrabim, and on to Beer-Sheva or to Hebron and Jerusalem. The city covers 10 acres and is the smallest but best restored city in the Negev Desert. The once-luxurious houses feature unusual architecture not found in any other Nabataean city.

Located at 31.025, 35.064 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nabataean sites in Israel, National parks of Israel, World Heritage Sites in Israel, Populated places established in the 1st century BC, Former populated places in Southwest Asia

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 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ramat Negev Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel

Merhav Am

Merhav Am is a religious communal settlement in the Negev desert in Israel. Located between Yeruham and the kibbutz of Sde Boker, it is part of the Ramat HaNegev Regional Council.

Located at 30.8873, 34.8288 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Religious Israeli communities, Community settlements in Israel

Yeshivat HaHesder Yerucham

Yeshivat HaHesder Yerucham is a hesder yeshiva located in the development town of Yeruham, Israel. It was founded in 1993 and currently there are over 220 students.

Located at 30.9854, 34.9274 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Orthodox yeshivas in Israel, Yeshivot hesder, Educational institutions established in 1993

Dimona Railway Station

Dimona Railway Station is a train station in Dimona, Israel opened in 2005. It is a 35km line between Dimona and Beersheba. It is a separate operating line within Israel Railways. The actual track carries on beyond the actual town itself to mines and freight yards.

Located at 31.07, 35.0107 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Israel, Railway stations opened in 2005

2008 Dimona suicide bombing

The 2008 Dimona bombing was a suicide attack carried out by the militant organizations al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Dimona, Israel on February 4, 2008.

Located at 31.0645, 35.0343 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Murder in 2008, Suicide bombing in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Terrorist attacks attributed to Palestinian militant groups, Terrorist incidents in Israel in 2008, Palestinian terrorism

Dimona Radar Facility

The Dimona Radar Facility is a facility under construction near Dimona, Israel consisting of two 400 meter (1,300 feet) tall radar towers, designed to track ballistic missiles through space and provide ground-based missiles with the targeting data needed to intercept them. Using AN/TPY-2 X-band radar, it can detect missiles up to 1,500 miles / 2,400 kilometers away. The towers will be owned and operated by the US military, which will provide only second hand intelligence to Israel.

Located at 30.9686, 35.0971 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers 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 13 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 15 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

Battles of Bir 'Asluj

The Battles of Bir 'Asluj refer to a series of military engagements between Israel and Egypt in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, around the localities Bir 'Asluj and the nearby Bir Thamila (also Bir Tamila or Bir Tmileh). Bir 'Asluj was a small Bedouin center and a strategic location on the 'Auja–Beersheba road.

Located at 31.0039, 34.7792 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles and operations of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kfar Yeroham, Kefar Yeroham, Yeroẖam, Yeruham, Yeroham, ירחם, ירוחם