Ra’s al ‘Ayn
in Al-Hasakah Governorate, Syria

How to get there and get around
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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
36.850 and 40.071 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 36° 51' 1" and E 40° 4' 13"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - SYP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:18 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:01 am and 7:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Syria in Western Asia

Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Syria.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Syria. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Touring Ra’s al ‘Ayn

Ra’s al ‘Ayn in Al-Hasakah Governorate is a town located in Syria about 314 mi (or 506 km) north-east of Damascus, the country's capital place.

Time in Ra’s al ‘Ayn is now 04:18 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Ra’s al ‘Ayn. The closest is airport we know is Mardin Airport in Turkey in a distance of 40 mi (or 65 km). The closest airport in Syria is Kamishly Airport in a distance of 63 mi (or 65 km), North-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 Nemrut Dağ in Turkey at a distance of 109 mi (or 175 km).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ceylanpinar, Tall Tamr, Kocatepe, Viransehir and Derik. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 98 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 94 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 23rd of June 2021

34°C (93 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 24th of June 2021

36°C (97 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 25th of June 2021

38°C (100 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Ceylanpınar Kürt Düğünü...

Published: April 05, 2013
Length: 14:19 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Necat Yılmaz

Ceylanpınar Kürt Düğünü...


Published: August 04, 2014
Length: 59:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ceylanpınar Belediyesi


Hür Dava Partisi Ceylanpınar Belediye Başkan Adayı Metin Demir Reklam filmi

Published: March 22, 2014
Length: 24:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: haber ceylanpınar

Hür Dava Partisi Ceylanpınar Belediye Başkan Adayı Metin Demir Reklam filmi.

CeyLanpınar Rap Dünyası (2007) - kadirşah - UrfaLı eno Ft HayLaz Genc

Published: June 10, 2012
Length: 09:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: iLahi Aşk

Repin Adresi Arabesk Rap. Rep Bİzde Marka Baba Ceqq..Çekim2013 Eurovizyon İçin HazırLanıyoruz DestekLerinizi Alırsak Memnun oLurum.

Ak Partili Ceylanpınar Belediye Başkanı Menderes Atilla'nın Bulunduğu Araç Saldırı

Published: July 16, 2014
Length: 45:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TBMM Ak Parti Grup

Başbakan Erdoğan'ın Mitinginden Dönen Ceylanpınar Belediye Başkanı Menderes Atilla'nın Konvoyuna Bombalı Saldırı Düzenlendi.2 Koruma Ve 2 Polis Yaralandı. Ak Partili Ceylanpınar...

Ceylanpınar Fırat Kılıvan DÜĞÜN 2

Published: May 27, 2012
Length: 23:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: silvetr1

Ceylanpınar Fırat Kılıvan KINA CD 1

Published: May 27, 2012
Length: 11:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: silvetr1

Ceylanpınar Fırat Kılıvan DÜĞÜN 3

Published: May 27, 2012
Length: 17:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: silvetr1

23 Nisan 2013 2.sınıf oyun gösteri ( Aydoğdu İlkokulu - Ceylanpınar)

Published: July 29, 2013
Length: 08:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mustafa yıldırım

Sınıf Öğrt. Mustafa YILDIRIM.

ceylanpınar düğünleri Mahmut el Fırati PİYANİST Dilo Can Aziz Ergin 2013 Kaval dizo

Published: September 22, 2013
Length: 35:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: aziz ergin

ceylanpınarda mahmut el fırati dilocan Aziz €rgin.

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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.

Tell el Fakhariya

Tell el Fakhariya, or Tell el Fecheriyeh with variants, is an ancient site in the Khabur River basin in the Al Hasakah Governorate of northern Syria. It was part of the Aramaean kingdom of Bit Bahiani in the early 1st millennium BC. In the area several mounds called can be found in close proximity: Tell el Fakhariya, Ra's al-'Ayn, and Tell Halaf; the Aramean and Neo-Assyrian city of Guzana. It has been suggested as the site of Washukanni, the capital of Mitanni.

Located at 36.84, 40.0686 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Bronze Age sites in Syria, Former populated places in Syria, Archaeological sites in al-Hasakah Governorate

Bit Bahiani

Bit Bahiani was an independent Aramaean city-state kingdom (ca. 1200 - 808 BC) and an Assyrian province (ca. ~810 - 706 BC) with its capital at Guzana. Bit Bahiani was ruled by King Kapara. After becoming a tributary to Assyria an alliance with Izalla to revolt was formed. There were at least five kings and four governors of Bit Bahiani before losing its name in usage.

Located at 36.8333, 40.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aramaean cities, History of Syria

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Râs el Aïn, Râss el Aïn, Rass-el-Ein, رأس العين, Ra’s al ‘Ayn