Alherafya
in Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah, Jordan

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.559 and 35.027 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 33' 32" and E 35° 1' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - JOD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:51 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:16 am and 4:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Jordan in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Jordan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Jordan. Last Update: 2020-11-29 08:32:13

Delve into Alherafya

Alherafya in Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah is a city located in Jordan about 174 mi (or 281 km) south of Amman, the country's capital town.

Current time in Alherafya is now 10:51 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Alherafya, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Jordan is Aqaba King Hussein International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 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 Jordan is Wadi Rum Protected Area in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), East. We saw 4 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Aqaba, Ad Disah, Ar Rishah, 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: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 30th of November 2020

23°C (74 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 1st of December 2020

23°C (73 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Wednesday, 2nd of December 2020

21°C (70 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

MOVENPICK RESORT AND SPA TALA BAY AQABA

Address
2,5 mi
SOUTH BEACH ROAD TALA BAY AREA
77110 Aqaba
Jordan

Time Information

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


InterContinental Hotels AQABA (RESORT AQABA)

Address
2,5 mi
King Hussein Street
2311 Aqaba
Jordan

Time Information

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


Dan Eilat

Address
3,8 mi
North Beach Area
88101 Eilat
Jordan

Time Information

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


ISROTEL ROYAL GARDEN ALL SUITES

Address
3,8 mi
North BEACH
88000 Eilat
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


DAN PANORAMA EILAT

Address
3,8 mi
NORTH BEACH PO BOX 1280
88000 Elat
Jordan

Time Information

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


Herods Boutique Eilat

Address
3,7 mi
P.O. Box 2426 North Beach
88103 Eilat
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Herods Vitalis Eilat

Address
3,7 mi
P.O. Box 2426 North Beach
88103 Eilat
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


MOVENPICK RESORT AQABA

Address
2,6 mi
KING HUSSEIN STREET
77110 Aqaba Post Office
Jordan

Time Information

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


Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea

Address
2,6 mi
King Hussein Street
77110 Aqaba
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Astral Palma Hotel

Address
3,8 mi
Kamen Street 11
Eilat
Jordan

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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

MySecretJordan.com goes to the Intercontinental Aqaba Resort

Published: July 02, 2012
Length: 57:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: MySecretJordan0com

http://www.mysecretjordan.com travelled to Aqaba in early June to visit the sandy beached resort of Intercontinental Aqaba. We spent most of out time poolside or out on the boats having loads...


Aqaba, Jordan: the Red Sea

Published: May 08, 2013
Length: 58:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Emiliano Di Rosa

Aqaba has been an inhabited settlement since 4000 BC profiting from its strategic location at the junction of trading routes between Asia, Africa, and Europe. The early settlement was presumably...


DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba Demo

Published: September 04, 2011
Length: 52:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: milishious

DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba Demo.


Red Sea Snorkeling Jordan, Aqaba - Japanese Gardens / Morze czerwone, Jordan Aqaba Japońskie Ogrody.

Published: January 22, 2014
Length: 55:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: wakacjezagrosze

Red Sea Snorkeling Jordan, Aqaba - Japanese Gardens / Morze czerwone, Jordan Aqaba Japońskie Ogrody. Najlepsze wakacyjne oferty - http://www.WakacjeZaGrosze.com Loty za 1zl tylko na ...


Highlights of marine life while scubadiving in Aqaba - Jordan (2013)

Published: September 24, 2013
Length: 03:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sebastiaan van Aard

Aqaba in Jordan offers some amazing dive sites and marine life. This video shows some of the highlights in marine life I encountered during my stay.


Eureka Goes to Aqaba

Published: October 02, 2014
Length: 41:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BioBus & BioBase

Dr. Ben joins the Jordanian Eureka Mobile Science Lab for its inaugural voyage from Amman to Aqaba. For more about the Eureka project, find them at https://www.facebook.com/EurekaMSL.


Red Sea Aqaba Scuba Diving Trip 13 November 2014

Published: November 28, 2014
Length: 17:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Khalil Raad

This Video contains two dive sites in the Red Sea, Aqaba coast; Recorded using GoPro Hero4 4k Res: - Three Sisters - Japanese Garden Dive Memebers are from XDC-2 Lebanon - Selim Mjaes ...


العقبة بعد شتاء 29-3-2015 لمدة ١٥ دقيقة #aqaba

Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 27:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mohammad Asad

via YouTube Capture.


Tours-TV.com: Souvenir shops in Aqaba

Published: January 06, 2015
Length: 44:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Jordan : Aqaba. See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Souvenir-shops-in-Aqaba .


Cedar Pride Wreck Jordan Aquaba FreeDiving

Published: January 25, 2018
Length: 59:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Макс Скибин

Один из самых значимых и популярных вреков Красного моря, а также самый фотогеничный подводный объект Иорд...


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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.

Aqaba

For the town in the West Bank, see Aqabah, West Bank. Aqabaالعقبة —  City  — File:Aqaba3. jpg Official seal of Aqaba Nickname(s): The Bride of the Red Sea Motto: Turn Sand Into Gold Aqaba is located in JordanAqabaAqaba Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:29.5167|N|35|E|type:city(103100)_region:JO|||| | |name= }} Country 22x20px Jordan Governorate Aqaba Governorate Founded 3989 B.C.

Located at 29.5167, 35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Aqaba, Populated places in the Aqaba Governorate, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Edom, Port cities in the Arabian Peninsula, Hebrew Bible places, Port cities and towns of the Red Sea, Tourism in Jordan, Eilat, Battlefields

Aqaba Flagpole

The Aqaba Flagpole in Aqaba, Jordan is the fifth tallest free standing flagpole in the world at a height of 130 meters high, after the 165 m Dushanbe Flagpole, 162 m National Flagpole, 160 m Panmunjeom flagpole and 133 m Ashgabat Flagpole. It carries the flag of the Arab Revolt and can be seen from Israel, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.

Located at 29.5217, 35.0011 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aqaba, Buildings and structures in Jordan, Buildings and structures completed in 2004, Flagpoles

Aqaba Archaeological Museum

Aqaba Archaeological Museum is the official archaeological museum of the city of Aqaba in Jordan.

Located at 29.5217, 35.0014 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aqaba Governorate, Aqaba, Museums in Jordan

Ayla (city)

Ayla is an ancient Islamic city which was established on the site of the present Aqaba in Jordan. It was the first Islamic city founded outside the Arabian Peninsula. Its ruins are located northwest of the current city center.

Located at 29.5306, 34.9983 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aqaba, Archaeology of Jordan

Aqaba castle

Aqaba Castle, Mamluk Castle or Aqaba Fort (قلعة العقبة): Located in Aqaba, Jordan. The scene of a great Arab victory in July 1916 when this heavily defended Turkish stronghold fell to a daring Arab camel charge. Lawrence of Arabia rode triumphantly from here to Cairo to report the good news to an astonished General Allenby. The port of Aqaba became a major supply base for the advancing Arab Revolt The castle was originally built by the Mamluk sultan Qansweh Al Ghuri in the 14th century.

Located at 29.5167, 35.0015 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ottoman Empire in World War I