Şafwá
in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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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: 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:
Akamaru
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

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 Humidity 15%
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

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.


يوم ثاني العيد سوق السمك المركزي بالقطيف

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

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الفيديو الوثائقي للنسخة الرابعة من جائزة القطيف للإنجاز 2013

Published: June 16, 2014
Length: 18:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: qateifaward

الفيديو الوثائقي للنسخة الرابعة من جائزة القطيف للإنجاز 2013.


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.

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


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