Wadi Halfa
in Northern, Sudan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
21.796 and 31.371 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 21° 47' 44" and E 31° 22' 16"
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: 07:06 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Khartoum
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 5:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.367 and -149.433 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Sudan in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 6 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Sudan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Sudan. Last Update: 2018-12-15 07:19:03

Discover Wadi Halfa

Wadi Halfa in Northern is a city in Sudan about 438 mi (or 705 km) north of Khartoum, the country's capital city.

Local time in Wadi Halfa is now 07:06 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Khartoum with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 3 airports in the vicinity of Wadi Halfa. The closest airport in Sudan is Wadi Halfa Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae in Egypt at a distance of 41 mi (or 66 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Aswan, Dongola, Al Kharijah, Luxor and Ed Damer. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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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.

Wadi Halfa

Wadi Halfa is a city in the state of Northern, in northern Sudan, on the shores of Lake Nubia (the Sudanese section of Lake Nasser). It is the terminus of a rail line from Khartoum and the point where goods are transferred from rail to ferries going down the Lake Nasser. The city has a population of about 15,725 (2007).

Located at 21.7833, 31.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sudan, Wadi, Lake Nasser, Northern (state)

Wadi Halfa Airport

Wadi Halfa Airport is an airport in Wadi Halfa, Sudan. Satellite and aerial photography from 2003 indicate that the airport has a single unpaved runway of approximately 2000m, orientated NE/SW, with a small paved apron and terminal building at the southern end. The airport is situated approximately 14km from Wadi Halfa new town, though it can only be accessed by an unimproved 10km desert track, leading off the paved Wadi Halfa-Atbara desert highway.

Located at 21.8003, 31.5164 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
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Airports in Sudan

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Wādī Ḩalfā’, وادي حلفا, وادى حلفا, Vádí Halfa, Wadi Halfa, Ŭadi Halfa, Wādī Ḩalfā, ואדי חאלפה, Vádi-Halfa, WHF, ワジハルファ, 와디할파, Vadi Halfa, Вади-Хальфа, Вади Халфа, Ваді-Хальфа, 瓦迪哈勒法