in Southern District, Israel
- Wadi Rum Protected Area (Unesco heritage, 28 mi)
- Petra (Unesco heritage, 38 mi)
- Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev (Unesco heritage, 45 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 99 mi)
- Saint Catherine Area (Unesco heritage, 113 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 122 mi)
- Miẕpé ‘Amram (observation point, (19 mi)
- Miẕpor ‘Avrona (observation point, (15 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.895 and 35.061 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 53' 43" and E 35° 3' 40"
- 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: 12:58 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:19 am and 4:39 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2020-12-03 08:31:48
Delve into Yotvata
Yotvata in Southern District is a town located in Israel about 130 mi (or 209 km) south of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.
Time in Yotvata is now 12:58 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports closer to Yotvata, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Yotvata Airfield in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 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 46 km). The closest in Israel is Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev in a distance of 45 mi (or 46 km), South-East. We saw 2 points of interest near this location.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ar Rishah, Aqaba, Al Murayghah, Ad Disah and Ayl. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Night Temperature||8°C / 46 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 4th of December 2020
16°C (62 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Sky is clear, setting, clear sky.
Saturday, 5th of December 2020
15°C (59 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 6th of December 2020
15°C (58 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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R&B Ecology: R. Schwartz interviews Dr. E. Soloway of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
R&B Ecology: Richard Schwartz Interviews Dr. Elaine Soloway of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies at Kibbutz Ketura ABOUT DR. ELAINE SOLOWAY: ...
R&B Ecology: R. Schwartz interviews Hussein Omary of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
R&B Ecology: Richard Schwartz Interviews Hussein Omary of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies at Kibbutz Ketura ABOUT THE ARAVA INSTITUTE FOR ENVIR...
R&B Ecology: Richard Schwartz interviews Tali Adini of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Ecology: Professor Richard H. Schwartz interviews Tali Adini of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies at Kibbutz Ketura ABOUT TALI ADINI: http://arav...
R&B Ecology: R. Schwartz interviews Dr. Dan Tamir of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
R&B Ecology: Richard Schwartz interviews Dr. Dan Tamir of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies at Kibbutz Ketura ABOUT DAN TAMIR: http://koebner.huj...
R&B Ecology: R. Schwartz interviews David Lehrer of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Ecology: Richard Schwartz Interviews David Lehrer of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies at Kibbutz Ketura ABOUT DAVID LEHRER: http://arava.org/abo...
R&B Ecology: R. Schwartz interviews Avi Schneider of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
R&B Ecology: Richard Schwartz interviews Avi Schneider of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies at Kibbutz Ketura ABOUT THE ARAVA INSTITUTE FOR ENVIR...
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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.
Jotbathah or "Jotbath" is one of the stops of the Israelites on the Exodus journey. It name may mean goodness derived from the Hebrew Jatahh or Tubb, implying therefore Good, both Natural and Moral. It was a land of brooks of water. It is possible that it is Yotvata or Sabkhat et-Taba and Bir et-Taba in the Arabah, a salt-marsh area, which may be the "brooks of water".
Yotvata Airfield is a small desert airfield in south Israel 40 km north of Eilat adjacent to Kibbutz Yotvata. The runway is in a state of disrepair. It is unused except for agricultural flights and is listed as the contingency airport for nearby Eilat Airport and Ovda International Airport.
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.
Hevel Eilot Regional Council
Hevel Eilot Regional Council is a regional council in the South District of Israel, near the city of Eilat. It is the southernmost regional council in Israel. Only about 3,300 people live in the council in twelve communities. Its area is about 2.2 million dunams. The major city of the region, Eilat, governs itself as a city council and is not included in the regional council.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Yotvata.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Yot’bathah, Yotvata, יטבתה, YOT