in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
- Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah (Unesco heritage, 81 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 21.233 and 40.417 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 21° 13' 59" and E 40° 25' 0"
- 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: 11:15 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:41 am and 6:21 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,8 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: 2021-02-24 08:14:51
Shahār in Makkah Province is a town in Saudi Arabia about 467 mi (or 751 km) south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital city.
Current time in Shahār is now 11:15 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 4 airports near Shahār, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Taif Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 31 km), North-East. 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 81 mi (or 130 km), West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mecca, Al Bahah, Medina, Port Sudan and Abha. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Evening Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 26th of February 2021
19°C (67 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 27th of February 2021
20°C (69 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 28th of February 2021
19°C (66 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Le Meridien Al Hada
Awaliv International Hotel
Casablanca Hotel Taif
Tulip Inn Taif
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Battle of Taif (1916)
The Battle of Taif was fought between Ottoman forces and Syed Hussien bin Ali Sharif of Mecca in 1916. Ottoman Army was in Taif, Syed's forces besieged the city and after many weeks siege and fiercest struggle Syed's forces were able to capture the Taif. After the fall of Mecca in July 1916 the fall of Taif was a major blow for Turks who were fighting in First World War against Britain. The British helped Syed Hussien's bin Ali's Forces by providing them with guns.
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