Al-`Ula
in Al Madīnah al Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.609 and 37.923 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 36' 30" and E 37° 55' 23"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - SAR
Spoken languages:
Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:43 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:48 am and 7:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Saudi Arabia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Saudi Arabia. Last Update: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Explore Al-`Ula

Al-`Ula in Al Madīnah al Munawwarah with it's 32,413 inhabitants is a city in Saudi Arabia about 564 mi (or 907 km) west of Riyadh, the country's capital.

Local time in Al-`Ula is now 01:43 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Al-`Ula, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Majeed Bin Abdulaziz Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 25 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 Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) in a distance of 12 mi (or 20 km), North.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tabuk, Medina, Ha'il, Ad Disah and Sakakah. 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: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (7 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2019

30°C (85 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2019

31°C (87 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

31°C (88 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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AL-ULA DESERT RESORT

Published: March 05, 2015
Length: 56:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tourism Destination Development at Supreme Co

THE PRELIMINARY IDEA FOR THE AL-ULA DESERT RESORT PROJECT AT MEDINA IN SAUDI ARABIA.


Madain Saleh - Al Ula

Published: April 15, 2013
Length: 13:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gumilar Uus

Enjoy the slide show from last april trip to the north Saudi Choose 720p for better quality Trip to Madain Saleh and Al Ula city Saudi Arabia April 2013. Nabatean/Tsamud City. Taken by D300...


Tours-TV.com: Al-`Ula

Published: December 25, 2014
Length: 47:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Saudi Arabia. (محافظة العلا). See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Al-Ula .


انتظرونا قريباً

Published: September 11, 2014
Length: 17:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: al-ula العلا

تابعونا على تويتر https://twitter.com/AlulaChannel.


مهرجان العلا الأول

Published: February 26, 2014
Length: 50:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mazen Al,eid

لقطات عن فعاليات مهرجان العلا لسباق القدرة و التحمل اللذي أقيم بأرض العلا . الأنشودة المصاحبة للقطات من...


قصيده فرحان الربيلي بالشيخ مشعل سعود محمد الأيداء

Published: October 02, 2012
Length: 33:48 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: ابو أمجد الربيلي العنزي

قصيده الشاعر فرحان ابن دبل الربيلي بالشيخ مشعل بن سعود محمد الأيداء العنزي مجالس قبيلة الربيلات من عنزة...


العلا منتجع شادن الصحراوي

Published: February 24, 2014
Length: 41:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ماجد بن حسين

لمحة موجزة عن العلا وافتتاح منتجع شادن الصحراوي بتاريخ 21/4/1435 هـ - 12/2/2014 م.


كلمة أ.د منصور النزهه

Published: April 27, 2010
Length: 37:13 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: FaisalAlblawi

حفل افتتاح فرع جامعة طيبة بمحافظة العلا الثلاثاء الموافق 28-4-1430 هـ.


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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.

Al-`Ula

The Al-`Ula city (also Al Ola, Arabic العلا al-ʿulā; Also Dedan), some 110 km southwest of Tayma (380 km north of Medina) in northwestern of Saudi Arabia was located at the incense route. It was the capital of the ancient Lihyanites (Dedanites). It is well known for archaeological remnants, some over 2000 years old.

Located at 26.6167, 37.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia, History of the Arabian peninsula, Populated places in Al Madinah Province

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Ola, Al ‘Ulá, العلا, Al-`Ula, Dedan, ULH, Аль-Ула, 歐拉