Al Qaţīf
in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.521 and 50.025 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 31' 14" and E 50° 1' 28"
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: 01:55 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:25 am and 5:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
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: 2019-09-15 07:22:11

Delve into Al Qaţīf

Al Qaţīf in Eastern Province with it's 98,259 habitants is a city located in Saudi Arabia about 242 mi (or 389 km) north-east of Riyadh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Al Qaţīf is now 01:55 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 7 airports closer to Al Qaţīf, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is King Fahd International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun in Bahrain at a distance of 37 mi (or 59 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dammam, Manama, Madinat ash Shamal, Al Khawr and Umm Salal `Ali. 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: 43°C / 109 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1005.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 16th of September 2019

42°C (107 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

41°C (106 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

45°C (113 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Howard Johnson Corniche Dammam

Address
5,2 mi
Al Hamra Dis. Cornich St.
31429 Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 17:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


AL Buhira Hotel

Address
5,6 mi
Cornish st Al Hamra
31422 Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Jana Apartment

Address
5,8 mi
Alkhaleej Road
31411 Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mansour Plaza Furnished Apartments

Address
6,4 mi
18th street near al sadafah roundabout
Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Belle Vue Inn Hotel

Address
7,1 mi
King Khaled Street
31422 Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Juman Suite - Aparthotel

Address
5,9 mi
Mubarkiah Area Abu Hurairah St
31454 Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

المشاركون والفائزون في مهرجان بسمة طفل ~ ستوديو فرح

Published: February 06, 2012
Length: 14:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FarahStudio

نتائج مهرجان بسمة طفل في ستوديو فرح النسائي بسيهات الأطفال المشاركون: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.282131428515131.64735.21573...


مهرجان بسمة طفل ~ ستوديو فرح النسائي بسيهات

Published: January 02, 2012
Length: 27:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FarahStudio

مهرجان بسمة طفل في ستوديو فرح النسائي بسيهات تفاصيل المسابقة هنا: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=260363827358558 موقع الاست...


BMW E46 M3 acceleration

Published: March 23, 2012
Length: 38:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 135tii

BMW E46 M3 acceleration 1 to 3 gear supersprint light weight race exhaust AFE air filter.


مولد الإمام السجاد عليه السلام 1435هـ صفوى و القلعه و البحاري

Published: June 04, 2014
Length: 45:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: تغطيات القطيف

مولد الإمام السجاد عليه السلام 1435هـ صفوى و القلعه و البحاري.


حصاد الشر

Published: January 11, 2008
Length: 02:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: يوسف رضوان

فلم تلفزيوني قصير تنتجه فرقة فنون شاهدوه وقولوا لي رايكم فيه.


تغطية مصورة للمعرض 13 - جماعة التصوير الضوئي بالقطيف

Published: November 26, 2009
Length: 03:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: qatifphoto

تغطية مصورة للمعرض السنوي الثالث عشر لجماعة التصوير الضوئي بالقطيف مع مقابلات متعددة 2009.


The 13th Annual Photo Exhibition for Qatif Photography

Published: November 23, 2009
Length: 27:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: qatifphoto

The 13th Annual Photo Exhibition for Qatif Photography Community المعرض السنوي الثالث عشر لجماعة التصوير الضوئي بالقطيف من إعداد...


Photographical Trips: Colorful Sunrise

Published: October 04, 2010
Length: 44:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Habaibcom

Ali Mahfoodh Photographical Trips: Colorful Sunrise. Date: September 2, 2010 Photographers: Ali Mahfoodh Saeed Al-Shakel Filmed By: Mohammed Ali Mohammed@Ruyaah.com.


ديوانية القطيف

Published: October 22, 2008
Length: 56:04 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: wfwaa

القطيف شارع الملك عبد العزيز.


أنشودة وطني - نزار القطري

Published: August 08, 2013
Length: 42:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: qaisoom

أنشودة وطني - نزار القطري الصور في مدينة القطيف و جزيرة تاروت و دارين مصدر الصور: حسابي في الانستغرام mqaisoom...


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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.

Ras Tanura

Ras Tanura is a city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia located on a peninsula extending into the Persian Gulf. The name Ras Tanura applies both to a gated Saudi Aramco employee compound (also referred to as "Najmah") and to an industrial area further out on the peninsula that serves as a major oil port and oil operations center for Saudi Aramco, the largest oil company in the world. Today, the compound has about 3,200 residents, with a few Americans and British expats.

Located at 26.65, 50.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ras Tanura, Geography of Saudi Arabia, Populated places in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, Populated coastal places in Saudi Arabia, Port cities and towns in Saudi Arabia, Port cities and towns of the Persian Gulf, Saudi Aramco, Gated communities in Saudi Arabia

King Faisal University

King Faisal University (KFU) is a public university with the main campuse in the city of Hofuf in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia founded in 1975. KFU was initially established with four colleges: two in Dammam and the other two in Al-Hasa.

Located at 26.3885, 50.1878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1975, Universities and colleges in Saudi Arabia, King Faisal University

Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium

Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home of Ettifaq FC. The stadium has a capacity of 26,000 people. It is named after Muhammad bin Fahd, who is the Governor of the Eastern Province since 1985. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:26.427212|50.114093|type:landmark_scale:3000|||||| |primary |name= }}

Located at 26.4272, 50.1141 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dammam, Football venues in Saudi Arabia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Saudi Arabia,

Tamimi Group

The Tamimi Group, sometimes called the al-Tamimi group (though a different organization from the Egyptian Al-Tamimi group), is a Saudi Arabian business house with activities ranging from supermarket chains, hotels, oilfield services & supplies, road construction, power generation to bus transportation and trucking. Founded in 1953 by the late Ali Tamimi, the company is presently owned and managed by his heirs.

Located at 26.405, 50.1386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies of Saudi Arabia

Tarout Island

Tārūt Island (Arabic جزيرة تاروت)[Lat. 20° N. ; 50° E. ] is an island in the Persian Gulf belonging to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, connected by two causeways to Qaṭīf. It is six kilometers from the coast, and is the longest island in the Persian Gulf after Qeshm Island, extending from Ra’s Tannurah in the north to Qaṭīf in the west. The island has an area of 70 square kilometers, and a population (1992) of 38,055.

Located at 26.5667, 50.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Saudi Arabia, Islands of Saudi Arabia, Archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia, Forts in Saudi Arabia, Former Portuguese colonies, Islands of the Persian Gulf, Phoenician colonies

Safwa City

Safwa is a city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia situated on the Gulf coast. It follows Qatif area and has a population of more than 100,000 people. Safwa administrative community include; Al-Awjam, Um Al-Sahec, Asfirh, Al-Roihih, Al-Khtrchih, Dridi, Al-Manar Village, Abu Maan and Jawan. Safwa has all basic government departments, public utilities, educational institutions and health care centers.

Located at 26.65, 49.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Saudi Arabia, Populated places in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, Oases of Saudi Arabia

Dammam Community College

Dammam Community College (كلية المجتمع في الدمام) is a college located in Saudi Arabia Eastern Province, the college offers Accociate Degree of three majors, Computer Application, Accounting, Marketing, the College also provide the same kind of programs for part time students for Saudis as well as foreigners, the college is part of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Located at 26.3953, 50.1208 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Education in Saudi Arabia

University of Dammam

University of Dammam is a university in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Abdullah Al-Rubaish is its President. It was a previously a part of King Faisal University (now in Al-hasa only). The main campus is in the coastal area of Al-Rakah. Several colleges are scattered around the eastern province (College of Medicine is in the main campus.)

Located at 26.3787, 50.1923 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Saudi Arabia, University of Dammam


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Qatif, El Katif, Al Qaţīf, Эль-Катиф