in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
- Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah (Unesco heritage, 33 mi)
- 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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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 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.
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.