Al Iskān al Janūbī
District of Jeddah
in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
- Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah (Unesco heritage, 4 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 21.542 and 39.198 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 21° 32' 32" and E 39° 11' 52"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rial - SAR
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 07:32 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:39 am and 6:04 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-06-05 07:22:31
Discover Al Iskān al Janūbī
The district Al Iskān al Janūbī of Jeddah in Makkah Province is a subburb in Saudi Arabia about 524 mi south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital city.
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: Mecca, Al Bahah, Port Sudan, Medina and Abha. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F
|Morning Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Evening Temperature||33°C / 91 °F|
|Night Temperature||32°C / 90 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1009 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Sunday, 7th of June 2020
34°C (92 °F)
34°C (94 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Monday, 8th of June 2020
35°C (94 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Tuesday, 9th of June 2020
39°C (101 °F)
34°C (94 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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تصوير بانورامي للفجر في جدة البنك الأهلي التجاري وقت الشروق على ضفة بحر الأربعين في منطقة البلد وسط مدينة...
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برج التلفزيون TV Tower in Jeddah
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غروب الشمس على شاطئ جنوب جدة Sunset on the beach jeddah south
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أمطار غزيرة على جدة Digital rain on the city of Jeddah
أمطار غزيرة وسماء غائمة وبرق ورعد وطيور كلها مضافة رقميا. Digital rain on the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
عرض سريع في جدة مع مربع طائر time lapse in jeddah
الفاصل الزمني في جدة مع مربع طائر مكون من أوراق الشجر Square component of the leaves time lapse in jeddah with Flying box.
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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.
Jeddah, is a city in the Tihamah region on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia. It is the largest city in Makkah Province, the largest sea port on the Red Sea, and the second largest city in Saudi Arabia after the capital city, Riyadh. With a population currently at 3.2 million, Jeddah is an important commercial hub in Saudi Arabia.
Al-Balad, Jeddah this article is about the historical area in Jeddah; for other uses, see Balad (disambiguation). Al-Balad is the historical area of Jeddah, the second largest city of Saudi Arabia. Balad can literally be translated as "The City. " Balad is the historic center of the City of Jeddah. Balad traces its history 2,500 years back as a fishing village when the Quda'a fishermen tribe settled there. Al-Balad was founded in the 7th century and historically served as the centre of Jeddah.
Saudi Geological Survey
The Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) is the national geologic survey of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and was established as an independent entity attached to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources following a Council of Ministers Decision in 1999.
King Saud Mosque
His Majesty King Saud Mosque is the largest mosque in the city of Jeddah and is located in Jeddah's Al-Sharafeyyah District. The Mosque was designed by Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil and was finished in 1987. It is mainly build of brick and covers an area of 9700 m² with the prayer hall alone covering 2464 m². The largest dome has a span of 20 meters and reaches a height of 42 meters. The Minaret reaches a height of 60 meters.
Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium
Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium is a stadium in the port city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The stadium is located in the south east of Jeddah, between King Abdulaziz University and the industrial city. It is bound in the east by the Jeddah-Makkah expressway and in the south, Stadium street. The stadium was constructed in 1970, and has a capacity of around 23,000 spectators, and is part of a municipal sports complex that includes an indoor arena and an aquatics center.
King Abdulaziz University
King Abdulaziz University (KAU) was founded in 1967 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Designed by English architect John Elliott, it had 2,000 faculty and more than 37,000 students in 2000/2001. Established initially as a private university by a group of businessmen led by Sheikh Muhammad Abu Bakr Bakhashab Pasha and including the writer Hamza Bogary. King Abdulaziz University was converted to a state university in 1971.
International Islamic Fiqh Academy, Jeddah
Islamic Fiqh Academy is an Academy for advanced study of Islam based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was created at the decision of the second summit of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) 1974 and inaugurated in February 1988.
Prince Sultan bin Fahd Stadium
Prince Sultan bin Fahd Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Al Ahli. The stadium has a capacity of 21,000 people and opened in 1987.
Serafi Mega Mall
Serafi Mega Mall is a shopping mall on corner of Tahlia Street and 60th street in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It covers an area of over 23,000 squaremeters and considered as one of the biggest shopping malls in Saudi Arabia. The building has an L-shaped layout with shops arranged along a central "spine". A large 15,000m²
The Savola Group
The Savola Group is a Saudi Arabian industrial company. The Group’s major holdings supply Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and North African countries with edible oils, sugar, fresh dairy products, and restaurants serving fast foods. The Group also owns the largest grocery retailing chain in the Middle East, the Azizia Panda supermarket. Savola Group is ranked as number 9 among top 100 companies in the Saudi Arabian market and ranked as number 2 among the industrial sector after SABIC.
Tahlia Street, is an important fashion and shopping street in the mid-town of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It contains many upscale department shops, and boutiques, such as Prada, Gucci, Versace, Cartier, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Armani. As the Champs-Élysées St. is for Paris, Tahlia St. is believed to be the heart of Jeddah and Saudi Arabia's wealthiest district.
Tomb of Eve
The Tomb of Eve, also known as Eve's Grave and Eve's Tomb, is an archeological site located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia . It is considered by some Muslims to be the burial place of the Biblical Eve. Richard Francis Burton mentions seeing it in his translation of the Book Of One Thousand Nights And A Night. The site was sealed with concrete by the religious authorities in 1975 as a result of pilgrims praying at the tomb.
Jeddah TV Tower
The Jeddah TV Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is a 250 metre high television tower with an observation deck. The tower was completed in 2006.
Pakistan International School Jeddah
Pakistan International School Jeddah (now officially written as Pakistan International School, Azizia, Jeddah or PISJ) (formerly Pakistan Embassy School Jeddah) is one of the largest community-based schools in Saudi Arabia. It is located on Taj-ud-Din Al-Makki Street in the Al-Azizyah District of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is an International School, affiliated with the Federal Board of Intermediate, Secondary Education of Islamabad and University of Karachi .
Nasseef House or Nassif House is a historical structure in Al-Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. As of 2009 it is a museum and cultural center which has special exhibits and lectures given by historians.
The Qishla of Jeddah
The Qishla of Jeddah (Turkish: Cidde Redif Kışlası) is a historical edifice in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, built in 1525 to be a military castle of the Ottoman army. It is located in the Old city, and is a place to receive requests of youth guys to join the Saudi Army and the other military branches. Qishla is a Turkish word meaning "barracks".
International Indian School Jeddah
The International Indian School, Jeddah, known as Embassy of India School till 1996, is a secondary school for Indian students in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1969. The school's slogan is "Knowledge is Light".
King Fahd's Fountain
King Fahd's Fountain, also known as the Jeddah Fountain, is the tallest of its type of fountain in the world. Located in the coast of Jeddah, west coast of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The fountain jets water 1,024 feet above the Red Sea. It was donated to the city of Jeddah by King Fahd, hence its name. The fountain is visible throughout the entire vicinity of Jeddah. The water it ejects can reach a speed of 375 kilometres per hour and its airborne mass can exceed 18 tons.
Ibn Sina National College for Medical Studies
Ibn Sina National College for Medical Studies is a private medical university in the Al mahjar road Ghulail area of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The first cornerstone for the university, which was built next to King Abdulaziz Hospital, was laid in 2004. The school is affiliated with King Saud University in Riyadh. Ibn Sina College is the first private institution of higher education under the supervision of the Ministry of higher Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah Regional Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography
The Jeddah Regional Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography is a major museum in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
General Authority of Civil Aviation
The General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia is the national institution of Saudi Arabia in charge of aviation and related matters, headquartered in central Jeddah. GACA emerged from the former Presidency of Civil Aviation (PCA, مصلحة الطيران المدني) that was created when the institution controlling aviation was split into a civil department and the Royal Saudi Air Force.
2009 Jeddah floods
The 2009 Saudi Arabian floods affected Jeddah, on the Red Sea (western) coast of Saudi Arabia, and other areas of Makkah Province. They have been described by civil defence officials as the worst in 27 years. As of 3 January 2010, some 122 people are reported to have been killed, and more than 350 were missing. Some roads were under a metre (three feet) of water on 26 November, and many of the victims were believed to have drowned in their cars.
International Medical Center
International Medical Center or IMC is a large hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and was built in 2005. The Director of the Centre is Dr. Walid Fitaihi. It has 300 beds, and offers specialities in Children’s Health, Women’s Health, Pain and Headache Management, Diabetes, Musculoskeletal, and Plastic Surgery and Dermatology
King Faisal Naval Base
King Faisal Naval Base is a Royal Saudi Navy base.
Danube Company Limited is a supermarket and hypermarket chain in Saudi Arabia. It opened in 1987, and has operations in the cities of Jeddah, Riyadh, Madinah and Makkah in Saudi Arabia. It is owned and operated by the Bindawood Group of Companies.
These districts also belong to Jeddah.
- Abraq ar Raghamah
- Al Ajwad
- Al Amir Fawwaz
- Al `Ammariyah
- Al Andalus
- Al Atlal
- Al `Aziziyah
- Al Baghdadiyah al Gharbiyah
- Al Balad
- Al Basatin
- Al Buwadi
- Al Fayha'
- Al Faysaliyah
- Al Ghalil
- Al Hamra'
- Al Hindawiyah
- Al Jami`ah
- Al Khalidiyah
- Al Kundurah
- Al Mahjar
- Al Marwah
- Al Muhammadiyah
- Al Murjan
- Al Mustawda'at
- Al Qaryat
- Al Waziriyah
- Al Wurud
- An Na`im
- An Nahdah
- An Nasim
- An Nazlah al Yamaniyah
- An Nuzhah
- Ar Rabi'
- Ar Rabwah
- Ar Rawabi
- Ar Rawdah
- Ar Rihab
- Ar Ruways
- As Sabil
- As Safa
- As Sahifah
- As Salam
- As Salamah
- As Samir
- As Sulaymaniyah
- Ash Sharafiyah
- Ash Shati'
- At Tawfiq
- Ath Tha`alibah
- Ath Thaghr
- Az Zahra'
- Bani Malik
- Hayy al Hamdaniyah
- Jawharat Jiddah
- Mada'in Al Fahd
- Madinat as Sultan
- Mintaqat al Mustawda'at
- Ubhur al Janubiyah
- Ubhur ash Shamaliyah
- Umm al Hablayn
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Jeddah.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Iskān al Janūbī, الاسكان الجنوبي