in Najran, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.493 and 44.128 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 29' 35" and E 44° 7' 39"
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: 10:49 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:40 am and 6:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-18.466 and -136.463 (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: 2019-07-15 07:22:53

Explore Najrān

Najrān in Najran with it's 258,573 inhabitants is located in Saudi Arabia about 524 mi (or 844 km) south of Riyadh, the country's capital.

Local time in Najrān is now 10:49 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Najrān. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Nejran Airport in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kitaf, Al Hashwah, Baqim as Suq, Sa'dah and Majz. 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: 36°C / 96 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1002.3 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (8 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 34% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Thursday, 25th of July 2019

34°C (94 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, scattered clouds.

Friday, 26th of July 2019

35°C (94 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 27th of July 2019

36°C (96 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

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@iol_12 Najran In The Past نجران في الماضي

Published: February 19, 2015
Length: 39:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: رابطة إيحاء الضوء

فلم قصير عن نجران في الماضي , بسيط ُ ُ هو عطائنا فيه بما نملك من قدرات و فكر وبجهود فردية و ذاتية فأعذرونا...

@iol_12 Najran فلتبق نجران نظيفة الحلقة الأولى

Published: September 26, 2014
Length: 38:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: رابطة إيحاء الضوء

برنامج يوتيوبي تقوم به رابطة إيحاء الضوء لدعم الفريق التطوعي الأهلي بمنطقة نجران بحملة ( فلتبق نجران نظيفة...

periyakulam to najran dam saudi arabia

Published: July 29, 2014
Length: 13:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: king halith

Ramzan tour with tamil friends 2014.


Published: January 31, 2014
Length: 36:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jamikhan100


مهدي سميطان | قصيدة قوم موسى

Published: April 20, 2013
Length: 04:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5

جديد الشاعر مهدي بن سميطان قصيدة قوم موسى

الرسم الرقمي | جامعة نجران

Published: September 20, 2013
Length: 48:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5

شيلة يا وليفي أداء مانع بن عشيمه

Published: July 22, 2012
Length: 56:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5

شيلة قصيدة الشاعر سعد بن جدلان يا وليفي أداء المنشد مانع بن عشيمه

Rammed Earth Home-7

Published: August 30, 2008
Length: 32:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: sad mad

A tradditional private house built from eath in the southern area of Saudi Arabia, Najran. With concrete roof.

قصيدة الشاعر حمد بن فتان في الشيخ نغيمش بن فهد بن قروش

Published: December 18, 2012
Length: 01:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5

قصيدة الشاعر حمد بن فتان في الشيخ نغيمش بن فهد بن قروش.

Rammed Earth Home-5

Published: April 01, 2008
Length: 47:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: sad mad

A tradditional private house built from eath in the southern area of Saudi Arabia, Najran.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Najran Province

Najran is a province of Saudi Arabia, located in the south of the country along the border with Yemen. It has an area of 119,000 km². Its capital is Najran. Najran is inhabited by the powerful Yam tribe, who have lived in the region for hundreds of years. The governor of the Najran Province has been Mishaal bin Abdullah since 2009. The former governor was Mishaal bin Saud but he was "relieved" in 2008.

Located at 17.4917, 44.1322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Najran Province, Provinces of Saudi Arabia


Najran, formerly known as Aba as Sa'ud, is a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. It is the capital of Najran Province. Designated a New town, Najran is one of the fastest-growing cities in the kingdom; its population has risen from 47,500 in 1974 and 90,983 in 1992 to 246,880 in 2004. The population belongs mostly to the ancient tribe of Yam. Due to its long history, the inhabitants of Najran are made up of many ethnic groups, religions and backgrounds.

Located at 17.4917, 44.1322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Najran, Populated places in Najran Province, History of Christianity in Saudi Arabia, Shia communities, Saudi Arabia–Yemen border crossings, Provincial capitals of Saudi Arabia

Bir Hima Rock Petroglyphs and Inscriptions

Bir Hima is a rock art site in Najran province, in southwest Saudi Arabia, about 200 kilometres north of the city of Najran. An ancient Palaeolithic and Neolithic site, the Bir Hima Complex covers the time period of 2500–1000 BC. Bir Hima contains numerous troughs whose type is similar from North Arabia to Yemen.

Located at 17.4917, 44.1322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rock art in Asia, Prehistoric art, Art media, Najran Province, Archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia, Petroglyphs, Sculpture of the Ancient Near East

Al Akhdoud Club Stadium

Al Akhdoud Club Stadium,is a multi-use stadium in Najran, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches, on club level by Al Akhdoud and Najran SC of the Saudi Professional League The stadium has a capacity of 2,800.

Located at 17.5903, 44.2447 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Saudi Arabia, Najran,

Wadi Najran

Wadi Najran is one of the largest valleys in the Arabian Peninsula, and its tributaries come from the Sarawat mountains and hills surrounding the area. It extends 180 miles to the east from its mouth in the plains where it ends in the sands of the Empty Quarter. The average size in the plains 1,000 meters. The river divides the valley city of Najran into two parts, causing extensive damage when it floods.

Located at 17.4917, 44.1323 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Landforms of Saudi Arabia

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Najrān, Najran, نجران, EAM