Al ‘Uqayr
in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
25.644 and 50.215 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 25° 38' 39" and E 50° 12' 52"
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: 07:35 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:26 am and 5:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-09-18 07:22:50

Delve into Al ‘Uqayr

Al ‘Uqayr in Eastern Province is located in Saudi Arabia about 228 mi (or 367 km) east of Riyadh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Al ‘Uqayr is now 07:35 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Al ‘Uqayr, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Bahrain International Airport in Bahrain in a distance of 51 mi (or 81 km). The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Al Ahsa Airport in a distance of 52 mi (or 81 km), North-East. 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 45 mi (or 72 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Manama, Dammam, Madinat ash Shamal, Umm Salal `Ali and Ar Rayyan. 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 / 110 °F

Morning Temperature 43°C / 110 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 11%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

39°C (102 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 20th of September 2019

41°C (106 °F)
31°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 21st of September 2019

42°C (107 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

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.


Uqair is an ancient fort of Islamic origin, located in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. It is alternatively spelled Al-'Uqair, Uqayr, and Ogair, all Latin transliterations of the same Arabic word. It has been linked by some to the ancient city of Gerrha mentioned in Greek and Roman sources. The site was also the location of the 1922 conference at which the Protocol of Uqair was issued, helping establish the borders of modern Saudi Arabia.

Located at 25.6431, 50.2144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, Geography of Saudi Arabia, Forts in Saudi Arabia, History of Saudi Arabia

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
‘Uqair, Al Awqayr, ‘Ojair, Al ‘Oqair, Oqair, Al Awqair, Al ‘Uqayr