in Jizan Region, Saudi Arabia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
16.702 and 42.118 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 16° 42' 7" and E 42° 7' 5"
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: 07:48 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:08 am and 6:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.811 and -138.841 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,1 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: 2020-03-28 07:22:18

Discover Farasān

Farasān in Jizan Region with it's 10,527 citizens is a place in Saudi Arabia about 627 mi (or 1,009 km) south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

Current time in Farasān is now 07:48 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 7 airports near Farasān. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Jizan Regional Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 54 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jizan, Maidi, Harad, Al Mashaf and Al Luhayyah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 15% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 29th of March 2020

29°C (85 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 30th of March 2020

29°C (84 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 31st of March 2020

29°C (83 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,5 mi
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 08:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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FARASAN ISLAND - جزيرة فرسان

Published: August 19, 2013
Length: 21:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moh'd Bin Essa

عمل توثيقي لرحلتي لجزيرة فرسان بمنطقة جازان جنوب المملكة العربية السعودية الآدوات المستخدمة - GoPro Black Edition...

FARASANA ISLAND: a NSH pLeAsUre tRip bEyOnd tHe LiMiT.......

Published: October 05, 2014
Length: 18:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ashwin Abraham

02-October-2014 with https://www.facebook.com/sibintd &https://www.facebook.com/siju.sam.

رحلة غوص في جازان يوم الخميس 15-05-1434

Published: June 19, 2013
Length: 09:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: نجوم الغوص

تصوير ومونتاج @ابو اليزيد القحطاني http://www.youtube.com/user/medo1770 تابعو حساباتنا على: فيس بوك https://www.facebook.com/DSJazan تويتر...

برنامج جزيرة فرسان واي الحلقة الخامسة E

Published: October 13, 2012
Length: 07:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: فرسان واي

برنامج : ( فرسان واي ) بيتحدث عن جزيرة فرسان .. إيش هيا فرسان موقع جزيرة فرسان .. الفعاليات في فرسان .. كل شئ يخص...

فندق ساسو سويت جزيرة فرسان

Published: March 02, 2011
Length: 36:14 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: يوسف المقري

القصار - فرسان

Published: October 06, 2012
Length: 33:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: محمد هزاع

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JOURNEY TO FARASAN ISLANDS IN SAUDI ARABIA - رحلة إلى جزر فرسان في المملكة العربية السعودية

Published: January 09, 2018
Length: 05:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: BlueAbaya- Explore Saudi Arabia

The untouched beaches and crystal clear warm waters of Saudi Arabia's Crown Jewels, the Farasan islands. Farasan Islands are full of history dating back ...

Fun to farasan

Published: April 09, 2016
Length: 56:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Shaji Vlogs

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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.

Farasan (city)

Farasan is the largest town of the Farasan Islands, in the Red Sea. Islands are a part of the Jizan Province, far southwestern part of Saudi Arabia. It is located on the Farasan Island at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:16|42|8|N|42|7|6|E| | |name= }}.

Located at 16.7022, 42.1183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Jizan Province

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