Qal‘at Bīshah
in 'Asir, Saudi Arabia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.001 and 42.605 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 0' 1" and E 42° 36' 18"
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: 10:44 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:50 am and 6:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fakamaru
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2019-08-20 07:22:03

Touring Qal‘at Bīshah

Qal‘at Bīshah in 'Asir with it's 81,828 residents is a town located in Saudi Arabia about 417 mi (or 671 km) south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital place.

Time in Qal‘at Bīshah is now 10:44 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports nearby Qal‘at Bīshah. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Bisha Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 2 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Bahah, Abha, Baqim as Suq, Al Hijrah and Suq al Khamis. 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: 38°C / 100 °F

Morning Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 16%
Air Pressure 1009.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

36°C (96 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

37°C (99 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

36°C (97 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Super Moon from Bisha

Published: May 10, 2012
Length: 50:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ramly Ayson

Super moon taken on the top of our Apartment last 7th of May 2012.


Funny scenes with Camel crying

Published: February 13, 2015
Length: 00:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rashid Majeed

Camel crying while touching.


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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.

Bisha

This article is about the Saudi Arabian city. For the disambiguation page, see Bisha, Saudi Arabia (disambiguation) Bisha, also known as Qal`at Bishah is a town in southwestern Saudi Arabia in 'Asir province. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:20|0|0|N|42|36|0|E| | |name= }}. Bisha was a province until 1973 when it merged into Asir province and has become one of Asir governces.

Located at 20, 42.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in 'Asir Province

Bisha Domestic Airport

Bisha Domestic Airport is an airport in Bisha, Saudi Arabia.

Located at 19.9844, 42.6208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bisha, Qal‘at Bīshah, BHH