in Al Marqab, Libya
- Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna (Unesco heritage, 2 mi)
- 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:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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 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
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Leptis Magna 2012.flv
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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 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.
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".
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Al Khums.
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