Al Khums
in Al Marqab, Libya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.649 and 14.262 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 38' 54" and E 14° 15' 42"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - LYD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Italian, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:37 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Tripoli
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:28 am and 7:01 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-21.272 and -159.755 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Libya in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Libya.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Libya. Last Update: 2021-03-01 08:32:20

Delve into Al Khums

Al Khums in Al Marqab with it's 201,943 habitants is located in Libya about 64 mi (or 104 km) east of Tripoli, the country's capital town.

Current time in Al Khums is now 09:37 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Tripoli with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 5 airports close to Al Khums, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Libya is Misratah Airport in a distance of 52 mi (or 83 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Misratah, Tripoli, Al 'Aziziyah, Gharyan and Az Zawiyah. 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 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1027 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 3rd of March 2021

17°C (63 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 4th of March 2021

18°C (64 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Friday, 5th of March 2021

22°C (71 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Leptis Magna 2012.flv

Published: December 07, 2012
Length: 17:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abdul Al-Marsumi

"People are much important than the coolest gear, if they know what they are doing" Video Production trainees' are much complaining of producing good video without high professional equipment....

Leptis Magna - Libia

Published: March 21, 2011
Length: 30:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Il Mondo del Dr. Pianale

Leptis Magna e Tripoli - Libia - 29 06 2006.

The Amphitheatre at Leptis Magna, Libya

Published: July 05, 2011
Length: 38:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nigel Naumann

27th March 2010.

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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.

Leptis Magna

Leptis Magna also known as Lectis Magna (or Lepcis Magna as it is sometimes spelled), also called Lpqy, Neapolis, Lebida or Lebda to modern-day residents of Libya, was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.

Located at 32.6392, 14.2906 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Roman sites in Libya, Phoenician colonies, Tripolitania, Populated places established in the 2nd millennium BC, Archaeological sites in Libya, World Heritage Sites in Libya, Former populated places in Libya, Tourism in Libya, Khoms, Libya, Titular sees in Africa, Populated places of the Byzantine Empire

Khoms District

Khoms or Al Khums District was a district of Libya from 1983 to 1995. It lay in the northwest of the country, on the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital was Khoms. It is notable for the ancient Roman city of Leptis Magna which is 120 km east of Tripoli along the coast. Leptis Magna prospered for 500 years, most intensely under the patronage of hometown boy, Emperor Septimius Severus aka "the Grim African".

Located at 32.65, 14.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Khoms, Libya, Districts of Libya, Tripolitania

Murqub District

Murqub, sometimes spelt Al Murgub or Al Marqab or al-Morqib, is one of the districts of Libya. According to the 2006 census, the population was 432,202. The main city and capital is Khoms. The widely visited UNESCO World Heritage Site of Leptis Magna is also located in the district. In the north, Murqub has a shoreline on the Mediterranean Sea.

Located at 32.65, 14.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Libya, Populated places in Murqub District, Tripolitania

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Labdah, Khoms, Lebda, El Choms, Homs, Al Khums, الخُمس, الخمس, Горад Аль-Хумс, Хумс, Al-Chums, Al Ĥums, Khums, الخمس، لیبی, אל-חומס, フムス, ელ-ხუმსი, 훔스, Humsas, Хомс, Al-Khums, خمس، لیبیا, Kums, 胡姆斯