in Red Sea, Sudan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.106 and 37.332 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 6' 21" and E 37° 19' 55"
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: 08:21 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Khartoum
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:50 am and 5:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-18.133 and -142.233 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2021-02-28 08:35:29

Discover Sawākin

Sawākin in Red Sea with it's 28,570 citizens is a place in Sudan about 401 mi (or 645 km) north-east of Khartoum, the country's capital city.

Current time in Sawākin is now 08:21 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Khartoum with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 2 airports near Sawākin, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Sudan is Port Sudan New International Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 38 km), North. 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: Port Sudan, Mecca, Keren, Ed Damer and Kassala. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 1st of March 2021

25°C (76 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 2nd of March 2021

25°C (76 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 3rd of March 2021

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Suakin, Sudan Anchorage

Published: May 12, 2008
Length: 32:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 12170213

This is the yacht anchorage in Suakin Sudan where most boats stop to check in on thier way north in the Red Sea. Lots of old ruins around the anchorage and just a small village ashore full...

Suakin, the pearl of the Red Sea

Published: October 23, 2009
Length: 21:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Sudan (Van de Kamp on Trip) Ep. 15

Published: April 14, 2019
Length: 41:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Van de Kamp on Trip

A quick visit to Suakin in Sudan :) This was a really interesting and eye opening experience! #sudan #africa #sailinglife #sailor.

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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.


Suakin or Sawakin is a port in north-eastern Sudan, on the west coast of the Red Sea. In 1983 it had a population of 18,030 and the 2009 estimate is 43, 337. It was formerly the region's chief port, but is now secondary to Port Sudan, about 30 miles north. The old city built of coral is in ruins. Ferries run daily from Suakin to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

Located at 19.1, 37.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sudan, Red Sea (state)

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Suakin, Sawākin, Савакине