in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.573 and 50.037 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 34' 23" and E 50° 2' 12"
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: 07:43 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:30 am and 5:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Saudi Arabia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Saudi Arabia. Last Update: 2022-09-26 08:21:27

Discover Tārūt

Tārūt in Eastern Province with it's 85,371 citizens is a place in Saudi Arabia about 244 mi (or 393 km) north-east of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

Current time in Tārūt is now 07:43 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Tārūt, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is King Fahd International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 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 38 mi (or 61 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: 35°C / 96 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 96 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 27th of September 2022

36°C (96 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 28th of September 2022

37°C (99 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 29th of September 2022

36°C (97 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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قلعة تاروت بعيون فوتوغرافيه :: Tarut Castle Photography

Published: April 14, 2010
Length: 08:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Habaibcom

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Qatif Toastmasters Club

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

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Published: September 13, 2007
Length: 37:14 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Yuosef Alkhamis

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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.

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Published: August 23, 2009
Length: 27:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Fantom

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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

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

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Photographical Trips: Colorful Sunrise

Published: October 04, 2010
Length: 44:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Habaibcom

Ali Mahfoodh Photographical Trips: Colorful Sunrise. Date: September 2, 2010 Photographers: Ali Mahfoodh Saeed Al-Shakel Filmed By: Mohammed Ali Mohammed@Ruyaah.com.

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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 2 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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Darin Fort, Tārūt fort, Tārūt