Al Ghūlah
in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
21.948 and 39.277 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 21° 56' 51" and E 39° 16' 36"
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: 08:52 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-08-22 07:24:04

Discover Al Ghūlah

Al Ghūlah in Makkah Province is a city in Saudi Arabia about 509 mi (or 819 km) west of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

Local time in Al Ghūlah is now 08:52 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Al Ghūlah, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is King Abdulaziz International Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah in a distance of 33 mi (or 52 km), South.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mecca, Medina, Al Bahah, Port Sudan and Abha. 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: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1006.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

31°C (88 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

31°C (88 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

31°C (87 °F)
31°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

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.


Dahban or 'Dahaban' is an ancient village on the coast of Saudi Arabia. It is in Makkah Province, a few kilometers north of Jeddah. For a long time it has been a fishing center until Durrat Al-Arus opened in 1996 which made it also a tourism village. Dahaban lies on the main highway running along the west coast of Saudi Arabia between Jeddah and Rabigh.

Located at 21.9333, 39.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Makkah Province, Jeddah

King Abdullah Sports City

King Abdullah Sports City is a new multi-use stadium and sports city located 60 kilometers north of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia that is in the planning stages. The main stadium will be used for football, while smaller sports venues surrounding the main stadium will host athletics and indoor sporting events in indoor arenas. The capacity of the main stadium will be between 60,000 and 100,000 spectators. King Abdullah gave approval for the construction of the project in February 2009.

Located at 22.0944, 39.1258 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Saudi Arabia, Indoor arenas in Saudi Arabia, Stadiums under construction, Multi-purpose stadiums in Saudi Arabia

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