As Saffānīyah
in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.971 and 48.730 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 58' 14" and E 48° 43' 47"
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: 02:44 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:18 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
This place on Geonames.org
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

Discover As Saffānīyah

As Saffānīyah in Eastern Province with it's 7,014 citizens is a city in Saudi Arabia about 259 mi (or 416 km) north-east of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

Local time in As Saffānīyah is now 02:44 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of As Saffānīyah, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Jubail Airport in a distance of 77 mi (or 123 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Ahmadi, Mubarak al Kabir, Al Farwaniyah, Hawalli and Kuwait City. 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: 46°C / 115 °F

Morning Temperature 46°C / 115 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 104 °F
Night Temperature 35°C / 94 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1001.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

47°C (116 °F)
35°C (96 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

46°C (116 °F)
37°C (99 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

44°C (111 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle 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.

Tanajib Airport

Tanajib Airport is a small airport located in the oil complex of Tanajib in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The airport is 4 km away from the Persian Gulf and occupies an area of 3 km².

Located at 27.8678, 48.7691 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia

Ras Al-Mishab Airport

Ras Al-Mishab Airport is a small military airfield in the naval complex of Ras Al-Mishab on the Persian Gulf about 200 km north of Dammam in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It occupies an area of around 2.8 km² and is one kilometer away from the shore. The naval facility was used during the 1990 Gulf war by the US Armed Forces. A Royal Saudi Air Force C-130 Hercules crashed during approach to the airport during the same war. The plane crashed in the dark and fog at 4:45 a.m.

Located at 28.0796, 48.611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Safaniya, Ra’s as Saffaniyah, Safania, As Saffānīyah