Aş Şafā
District of Riyadh
in Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ, Saudi Arabia

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
24.688 and 46.722 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 24° 41' 15" and E 46° 43' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - SAR
Spoken languages:
Arabic
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 12:29 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:39 am and 5:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-04-05 07:24:15

Explore Aş Şafā

The district Aş Şafā of Riyadh in Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ is located in Saudi Arabia and is a district of the nations capital.

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

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 14%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 6th of April 2020

33°C (92 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

36°C (97 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

38°C (101 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Riyadh Radisson Blu Hotel

Address
1,2 mi
AL MUBARAKIAH PLAZA KING ABDUL
11415 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


InterContinental Hotels RIYADH

Address
2,8 mi
King Saud Road,PO Box 3636
11481 RIYADH
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn RIYADH - OLAYA

Address
2,8 mi
Olaya Street,P.O. Box 69112
11547 RIYADH
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Riyadh Marriott Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
King Saud Road, Al Wazarat District
11464 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


White Palace

Address
3,2 mi
King Abdul Aziz Road
11411 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tulip Inn Modon Riyadh

Address
4,6 mi
Riyadh 2nd Industrial City road 201
11461 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


BEST WESTERN PLUS FURSAN HOTEL

Address
3,5 mi
EAST RING ROAD EXIT 12 AIRPORT
11421 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Grand Plaza Gulf Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Ad Dhubbat District, King Abdulaziz Road
8235 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Orchid Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
King Abdulaziz Street
365143 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crowne Plaza RIYADH MINHAL

Address
0,3 mi
Old Airport Road,P.O. Box 17058
11484 RIYADH
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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New Riyadh National Hospital Documentary

Published: November 13, 2013
Length: 06:07 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Dr Waleed Saber

Movie was first displayed during opening ceremony of New Riyadh National Hospital in presence of his Royal highness Prince Khalid bin Bandar Prince of Riyadh on 5/9/2013 تم عرض الفيلم...


Mobily Elife Fiber Internet 25Mbps Speed Test - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Published: May 30, 2013
Length: 35:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Junaid Hussain

I am testing my Mobily Elife Fiber Internet 25Mbps. I hope you will enjoy it. June 3, 2013- Update I tested speed again selecting Server based at Riyadh and hosted by Mobily. The ping is...


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Published: January 14, 2009
Length: 45:00 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: nightmare1045

this my first night landing at king khaled international airport at night enjoy.


خطاب الملك فيصل في الرياضKing Faisal- Speech in Riyadh

Published: August 17, 2008
Length: 09:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: KFCRIS

King Faisal- Speech in Riyadh about Palestain and Israel DO subscribe KFCRIS.


Zayn's house! | VLOG #1

Published: May 28, 2014
Length: 21:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Muhammad Abdullah

Fun day at Salwa and I frickin forgot to record our football session, so I'm quite pissed at that. Hopefully the vlogs get better as time goes on but for now, enjoy the video!


COMPLETE - Surat Al-Furqan - Muhammed al-Mohaisany - Taraweeh Ramadan 1434 - 2013

Published: August 31, 2013
Length: 52:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AbooAbdillah

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Published: September 05, 2013
Length: 40:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Abdul Malik Mujahid - Riyadh - Friday Sermon Urdu - 13 July 2012

Published: July 14, 2012
Length: 19:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abdul Qaiyum

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Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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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.

Saudia Flight 163

Saudia Arabian Airlines Flight 163 was a scheduled passenger flight of Saudia that caught fire after takeoff from Riyadh International Airport on a flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, August 19, 1980. All 287 passengers and 14 crew on board the Lockheed L-1011-200 TriStar registered HZ-AHK, died after the aircraft made an emergency landing back at the Riyadh airport. At the time, the incident was the second deadliest single aircraft disaster in history, after Turkish Airlines Flight 981.

Located at 24.7117, 46.7269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Saudia accidents and incidents, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1980, Aviation accidents and incidents in Saudi Arabia, 1980 in Saudi Arabia, Accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed L-1011

Riyadh TV Tower

The Riyadh TV Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is a 170 meter high television tower located inside the premises of Saudi Ministry of Information. It was completed in 1978.

Located at 24.6433, 46.6958 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1978, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Television towers in Saudi Arabia

Al Oud cemetery

Al Oud Cemetery is a public cemetery in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Located at 24.6231, 46.7278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Saudi Arabia, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Burials at Al Oud Cemetery, Sunni cemeteries

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) was created by the Saudi Government on April 10, 2000, as part of measures geared towards formalizing the process of economic liberalization. SAGIA is responsible for managing the investment environment in the Kingdom.

Located at 24.6492, 46.7356 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Economy of Saudi Arabia, Government organisations of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah

Saudi Oger

Saudi Ogre Ltd. , a construction company, was incorporated in January 1978 under the rules and laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its headquarters in Riyadh. The initial paid up capital of SR 1 Million (US$ 267,000) was subsequently increased to the present level of SR 750 Million (US$ 200 million). Saudi Oger Ltd.

Located at 24.685, 46.7175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies of Saudi Arabia, Construction and civil engineering companies

King Fahd Medical City

King Fahad Medical City (Arabic مدينة الملك فهد الطبية) also popularly abbreviated as KFMC. KFMC consists of four hospitals making up a total of 1,095 beds. Main hospitals, maternity hospital, pediatric hospital, rehabilitation center. In addition to the hospitals there are primary care clinics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Centers which is Prince Salman Heart Center, Neuroscience Center, Prince Sultan Hematology &Oncology Center and Specialized Diabetes & Endocrine Center.

Located at 24.6875, 46.7053 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Saudi Arabia, Hospitals with year of establishment missing

Masmak fort

The Masmak is a clay and mud-brick fort, with four watchtowers and thick walls, founded on stone blocks, lying in the center of Riyadh, in the old quarters. This building played a major part in the kingdom's history, as it was here that the recapture of Riyadh, led by Ibn Saud, occurred on January 14, 1902.

Located at 24.6311, 46.7133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Saudi Arabia, History of Nejd, History of Saudi Arabia, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, 1860s architecture, Museums in Saudi Arabia, Museums established in 1995

Deera Square

Deera Square is a public space in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in which public executions take place. It is sometimes known as Justice Square or Chop Chop Square.

Located at 24.6309, 46.7118 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Saudi Arabia, Capital punishment in Saudi Arabia, Execution sites

Al-Bathaa

Al-Bathaa is a district in downtown Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and one of the oldest sections of the city. Although it has lost its influence and is gradually being replaced by new shopping districts, the area is still known as an area for cheap lodging and shopping. It is a place where many nationalities are present, as specially South Indians are higher. This place is famous for many types of Wholesale Markets & Gold Markets as well.

Located at 24.6198, 46.7242 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Riyadh

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 22,500 people. Al-Hilal, Al Nassr and Al-Shabab play their matches in this stadium, in 1972, It hosted the opening ceremony for the Gulf Cup of Nations in 1987. The stadium also hosted the finales for the Saudi King Cup before the completion of the King Fahd International Stadium 1988.

Located at 24.6626, 46.7397 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Saudi Arabia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Saudi Arabia, Asian sports venue stubs

Riyadh Air Base

Riyadh Air Base is an airport near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Two runways 01-19 and 12-30. Recently they have made a new runway 15-33. Tower Freq. 118.1. Ground: 121.9. PC-9's for training at K. Faisal Academy. It previously served commercial airline flights before the King Khalid International Airport was opened in 1982.

Located at 24.7097, 46.7253 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Saudi Arabia

King Faisal Foundation

The King Faisal Foundation was established in 1976 by the sons of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. Prince Mohammed is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the King Faisal Foundation. Managing Director of the Foundation is Prince Khalid Al-Faisal. The foundation is one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the world.

Located at 24.6908, 46.6836 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Organisations based in Saudi Arabia, Organizations established in 1976

Manfuha

Manfuha was an ancient village in the Nejd region of central Saudi Arabia. Established on the edge of the narrow, fertile valley known as Wadi Hanifa, Manfuha was until the mid-20th century considered a twin village to the current Saudi capital of Riyadh. According to Yaqut's 13th century geographical encyclopedia Mu'jam Al-Buldan, Manfuha was built a few centuries before Islam at the same time as Hajr (now Riyadh) by members of the Banu Hanifa tribe and their cousins from the tribe of Bakr.

Located at 24.5961, 46.7272 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

Technical and Vocational Training Corporation

The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) is a training institute in Saudi Arabia. In existence since 23 June 1980, it has branches in all major Saudi cities. TVTC, the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation, formerly known as GOTEVOT *General Organisation for Technical Education and Vocational Training" is the Saudi Governments leading provider of Training.

Located at 24.6514, 46.7036 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational organizations, Organisations based in Saudi Arabia, Government organisations of Saudi Arabia

King Fahd National Library

The King Fahad National Library is the legal deposit and copyright for Saudi Arabia. It is located in Riyadh.

Located at 24.6858, 46.6869 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Saudi Arabian culture, National libraries, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Libraries in Saudi Arabia

Pakistan International School, Riyadh

Pakistan International School, Riyadh, (PISR) located in Al-Nasiriyah district, Saudi Arabia, was established in 1968 as an international school under the permission of the King Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud (Late). Up to 1988, the school functioned under the management of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic Of Pakistan but on 4 December 1988, it was taken over by the Embassy of Pakistan at Riyadh.

Located at 24.6517, 46.6867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Education in Riyadh, Educational institutions established in 1968, International schools in Saudi Arabia, Pakistani international schools

National Museum of Saudi Arabia

The National Museum of Saudi Arabia is a major national museum in Saudi Arabia. Established in 1999, it is part of the King Abdul Aziz Historical Centre in Riyadh.

Located at 24.6472, 46.7108 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1999, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, History museums in Saudi Arabia, National museums, Raymond Moriyama buildings, Buildings and structures completed in 1999, 1999 establishments in Saudi Arabia

GPYW Indoor Stadium

GPYW Indoor Stadium is an indoor sporting arena located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The capacity of the arena is 5,000 spectators. It hosts indoor sporting events such as basketball and hosts the home matches of Al-Hilal. It also hosted the Asian Basketball Confederation Championship 1997 championship.

Located at 24.6603, 46.7261 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in Saudi Arabia

Delta International School

Delta International Schools, is a chain of international schools located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2004, it is one of the leading international schools in Saudi Arabia. The schools have more than 4000 enrolled students from over 40 different countries. Delta International Schools are licensed by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education and accredited by The Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation.

Located at 24.6872, 46.6908 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Saudi Arabia, International schools in Saudi Arabia, Education in Riyadh

King Saud Medical Complex

King Saud Medical Complex is a hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is a tertiary care centre for medicine and surgery especially spinal and neurosurgery. It is international recognized centre for training in medicine and surgery. It has 1200 ward beds + 140 intensive-care unit beds. By virtue of the bed capacity and patient load, KSMC is by far the largest hospital of Saudi Arabia.

Located at 24.6278, 46.6903 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Hospitals in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh International School, English Section, Riyadh

The Bangladesh International School, English Section, Riyadh (BISES, Riyadh) is a private school located in Olaya, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It follows the British Curriculum. The school has two sections: The Junior section - Grade LKG to Grade 2 (coeducational) The Secondary/Higher section (with separate boys and girls sections) - Grade 3 to Grade 12 The school's current principal is M.S.M. Hussein.

Located at 24.6846, 46.6982 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Saudi Arabia, Educational institutions established in 1990, International schools in Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh–Saudi Arabia relations, Education in Riyadh

Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development Company

Dar Al-Arkan Real Estateis a Saudi Arabian property development company. It is the largest developer by market value in Saudi Arabia. Based in Riyadh, It was established in 1994 by six prominent business families with significant real estate development experience in response to the increasing demand for quality housing from the rapidly growing Saudi population.

Located at 24.6883, 46.7139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Real estate and property developers, Companies of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh Military Hospital

The Riyadh Military Hospital (RMH) also known as Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital is located in Riyadh City, the capital of Saudi Arabia, considered as one of the most advanced centres in the Middle East. It is located in the heart of Riyadh. At a distance of approximately 20 Kilometres from the city centre and easily accessible to the general population. It's the flagship of the RMH Program. RMH is the Medical Services Department (MSD) of the Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA).

Located at 24.6833, 46.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Saudi Arabia

`Ulaysha Prison

`Ulaysha Prison (also `Ulaisha, Alisha, Olisha, سجن عليشة) is a prison in Riyadh run by the Saudi Arabian secret police agency Mabahith for arbitrary detention. During the 2011 Saudi Arabian protests, "the only brave man in Saudi Arabia", Khaled al-Johani, was held in `Ulaysha Prison and it is suspected that several founding members of the Umma Islamic Party are being held there.

Located at 24.6308, 46.6842 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Health (Saudi Arabia)

Ministry of Health is the ministry responsible for the health of the citizens of Saudi Arabia. It was established in the year 1950 . The current minister is Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabiah.

Located at 24.6578, 46.7156 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government of Saudi Arabia, Health in Saudi Arabia, Health ministries

Districts of the same city

These districts also belong to Riyadh.

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13 Apr
2020

Saudi Drones Summit & Expo
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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20 Sep
2020

Global Health Exhibition
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27 Sep
2020

Middle East Poultry Expo - MEP
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29 Sep
2020

Global Health Exhibition
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05 Oct
2020

Saudi Build & Saudi Stone
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11 Oct
2020

Agile & Scrum 1 Day Virtual Live Training In Riyadh
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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02 Nov
2020

Saudi Medlab Expo
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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Saudi International Pharma Expo
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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18 Nov
2020

Decofair - DF
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21 Nov
2020

G20 Riyadh Summit 2020
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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23 Nov
2020

Saudi International Pharma Expo
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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24 Nov
2020

Saudi Horeca
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Aş Şafā, الصفا