Şafwá
in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.650 and 49.952 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 38' 59" and E 49° 57' 8"
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: 01:01 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:15 am and 6:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
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: 2019-08-23 07:26:01

Delve into Şafwá

Şafwá in Eastern Province with it's 45,876 habitants is located in Saudi Arabia about 243 mi (or 390 km) north-east of Riyadh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Şafwá is now 01:01 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Şafwá, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is King Fahd International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 25 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 46 mi (or 73 km).

While being here, 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 / 110 °F

Morning Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 7%
Air Pressure 1002.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

43°C (110 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

43°C (110 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

45°C (112 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Qatif Toastmasters Club

Published: October 07, 2013
Length: 38:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Al-Jish Toastmater PR VP

Qatif Toastmasters Club (Al-Jish previously) presented a program about "What is Toastmaster?" during Qatif Charity Festival 2012 The program explained to the audience What is Toastmaster?...


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.


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.


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.


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...


يوم ثاني العيد سوق السمك المركزي بالقطيف

Published: October 30, 2012
Length: 17:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: زهير القفشات

الفيديو تم إنشاؤه باستخدام تطبيق Socialcam على iPhone: http://socialcam.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.

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 9 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 0 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 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Şafwah, Şafwá