in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
- Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (Unesco heritage, 46 mi)
- Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 81 mi)
- 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:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 12:50 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:44 am and 5:04 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,6 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: 2019-10-23 07:23:19
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 12:50 AM (Thursday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 101 °F
|Morning Temperature||38°C / 101 °F|
|Evening Temperature||32°C / 90 °F|
|Night Temperature||30°C / 85 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 22% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Thursday, 24th of October 2019
37°C (98 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Friday, 25th of October 2019
37°C (99 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 26th of October 2019
36°C (97 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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Qatif Toastmasters Club
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?...
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يوم ثاني العيد سوق السمك المركزي بالقطيف
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الفيديو الوثائقي للنسخة الرابعة من جائزة القطيف للإنجاز 2013
الفيديو الوثائقي للنسخة الرابعة من جائزة القطيف للإنجاز 2013.
Protestors Clash with Saudi Police in the city of Awamiyah Saudi Arabia
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
Anti Goverment Protesting in the city of Qatif Saudi Arabia Demanding their Basic Rights. 4/10/11.
يونيو 2012 - محاضرة SHIFT - خالد عبد الغفور
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
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Şafwá.
- Madinat ash Shamal
- Al Khawr
- Umm Salal `Ali
- Az Za`ayin
- Ar Rayyan
- Al Wakrah
- Bandar Bushehr
- Bandar-e `Asaluyeh
- Bandar-e Ganaveh
- Al Ahmadi
- Mubarak al Kabir
- Al Farwaniyah
- Kuwait City
- Bandar-e Deylam
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: