Ras Tanura
in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.707 and 50.067 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 42' 26" and E 50° 4' 2"
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: 03:41 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:57 am and 6:34 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: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Explore Ras Tanura

Ras Tanura in Eastern Province is a city in Saudi Arabia about 251 mi (or 403 km) north-east of Riyadh, the country's capital.

Local time in Ras Tanura is now 03:41 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Ras Tanura, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is King Fahd International Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 38 km), South-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 43 mi (or 70 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dammam, Manama, Madinat ash Shamal, Al Khawr and Az Za`ayin. 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: 45°C / 112 °F

Morning Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 105 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 7%
Air Pressure 997.8 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 22 km/h (14 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 51% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Saturday, 20th of July 2019

43°C (109 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

46°C (115 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of July 2019

47°C (116 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

ماتبقى من خليج تاروت 2

Published: April 21, 2009
Length: 47:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FreeSea09

برنامج وثائقي يتحدث عن اشجار القرم بالمنطقة الشرقية وأهميتها في الحفاظ على الثروة السمكية.


ماتبقى من خليج تاروت 3

Published: April 21, 2009
Length: 49:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FreeSea09

برنامج وثائقي يتحدث عن اشجار القرم بالمنطقة الشرقية وأهميتها في الحفاظ على الثروة السمكية.


تاروت: نجاة اسرة من موت محقق في انهيار منزل في سنابس

Published: August 14, 2012
Length: 10:10 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: juhainanews

نجت أسرة مكونة من ستة افراد من موت محقق اليوم الثلاثاء بعد أن انهار بشكل مفاجئ جزء من المنزل الذي تقطنه في...


ليوه بسنابس

Published: December 04, 2008
Length: 14:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ali talaq

زواج رقص ليوه المملكه العربيه السعوديه القطيف جزيرة تاروت سنابس.


Protestors Clash with Saudi Police in the city of Awamiyah Saudi Arabia

Published: October 07, 2011
Length: 44:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: arabianrevolution

Protestors Clash with Saudi Police in the city of Awamiyah Saudi Arabia they burn bins and throw rocks while the security forces shoot at them.


Anti Goverment Protesting in the city of Qatif Saudi Arabia Demanding their Basic Rights. 4/10/11

Published: October 07, 2011
Length: 03:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: arabianrevolution

Anti Goverment Protesting in the city of Qatif Saudi Arabia Demanding their Basic Rights. 4/10/11.


حملة نور الرسالة و الغفران

Published: July 19, 2014
Length: 29:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Idea Safwa


Rain 11/28/2014

Published: November 28, 2014
Length: 25:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Red Aloia

Place:In our house.Safwa,Eastern,Saudi Arabia Day:Friday. Time:Morning.


يونيو 2012 - محاضرة SHIFT - خالد عبد الغفور

Published: June 28, 2012
Length: 31:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: LSSafwa

المحاضرة الشهريه لشهر يونيو 2012 للفنان خالد عبد الغفور من دولة الكويت SHIFT.


Saudi Arabian Forces can be heard shooting at peaceful Pro Democracy Protestors in Awamiyah 3/10/11

Published: October 05, 2011
Length: 00:23 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: arabianrevolution

Saudi Arabian Forces can be heard shooting at peaceful Pro Democracy Protestors in Awamiyah 3/10/11.


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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 7 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

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 10 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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Saudi Arabia, Populated places in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, Oases of Saudi Arabia

Ras Tanura Airport

Ras Tanura Airport is a small airport in the western side of Ras Tanura city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The airport occupies an area of 1.9 km², surrounded by residential areas and oil pipelines.

Located at 26.7233, 50.0303 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ra’s Tannūrah, Cape Tannura, Ras Tannura, Ra’s at Tannūrah, Ras at Tannura, Raḩīmah, Rahaima, رأس تنورة, رحيمة, Ra's Tanura, Ras Tanura, راس تنوره, Рас-Таннура, راس تنورہ, 拉斯坦努拉