Ad-Damazin
in Blue Nile, Sudan

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.789 and 34.359 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 47' 20" and E 34° 21' 33"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SDG
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:10 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Khartoum
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:24 am and 6:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.540 and -146.356 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tenukupara
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Sudan in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sudan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sudan. Last Update: 2020-07-09 07:21:54

Discover Ad-Damazin

Ad-Damazin in Blue Nile with it's 186,051 citizens is a place in Sudan about 287 mi (or 463 km) south-east of Khartoum, the country's capital city.

Current time in Ad-Damazin is now 10:10 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Khartoum with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Ad-Damazin. The closest airport in Sudan is Galegu Airport in a distance of 70 mi (or 113 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Singa, Renk, Asosa, Rabak and Gedaref. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 10th of July 2020

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

29°C (85 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

30°C (85 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

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.

Ad-Damazin

Ad Damazin is the capital of Blue Nile State in Sudan. It is the location of the Roseires Dam and power generation plant. Ad Damazin is served by a terminal station of a branch line of the national railway network. However, the train service to Ad Damazin has been discontinued many years ago. Instead the town can be reached from Khartoum via a decent tarmac road and by plane. However, Ad Damazin Airport is mainly served by UNMIS or government flights.

Located at 11.7667, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
State capitals in Sudan, Populated places in Sudan, Blue Nile (state)

Roseires Dam

The Roseires Dam is a dam on the Blue Nile at Ad Damazin, just upstream of the town of Er Roseires, in Sudan. It consists of a concrete buttress dam 1 km wide with a maximum height of 68m, and an earth dam on either side. The earth dam on the eastern bank is 4 km long, and that on the western bank is 8.5 km long. The reservoir is about 290 km. The dam was completed in 1966, initially for irrigation purposes. A power generation plant, with a maximum capacity of 280 megawatts, was added in 1971.

Located at 11.7981, 34.3875 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dams in Sudan, Blue Nile, Dams completed in 1966

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ed Damazin, Damazin, Ad Damāzīn, الدمازين, Ad-Damazin, RSS, Ед Дамазин