in Rafha of Northern Borders, Saudi Arabia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.634 and 43.519 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 38' 3" and E 43° 31' 9"
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: 12:51 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:05 am and 7:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Discover Rafha

Rafha in Rafha (Northern Borders) is a city in Saudi Arabia about 394 mi (or 635 km) north-west of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

Local time in Rafha is now 12:51 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 4 airports in the vicinity of Rafha. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Rafha Domestic Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: As Salman, As Samawah, Al Manadhirah, Najaf and Ar Rumaythah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 40°C / 104 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 41°C / 106 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 9%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 20th of June 2021

42°C (107 °F)
36°C (98 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 21st of June 2021

44°C (112 °F)
39°C (102 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 22nd of June 2021

46°C (114 °F)
40°C (103 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Rafha mall

Published: May 08, 2018
Length: 42:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: callashraf

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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.


Rafha (رفحاء) is a town in the north of Saudi Arabia, close to the border with Iraq. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:29|38|19|N|43|30|5|E| |primary |name= }}. It is the second biggest city in the Northern Borders Province after Arar (city). Currently the Ministry of Housing is building over 600 new villas for the local population and others and making significant improvements to the local infrastructure.

Located at 29.6386, 43.5014 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rafha, Populated places in Northern Borders Province

Rafha Domestic Airport

Rafha Domestic Airport is an airport in Rafha, Saudi Arabia.

Located at 29.6264, 43.4906 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rafha, Airports in Saudi Arabia

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
رفحا, Rafha, رفحاء, RAH, 拉夫哈