in Al Madīnah al Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia
- Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) (Unesco heritage, 12 mi)
- 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:
- 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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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
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 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.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Al-`Ula.
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