in As-Suwayda Governorate, Syria
- Ancient City of Bosra (Unesco heritage, 25 mi)
- Ancient City of Damascus (Unesco heritage, 49 mi)
- Anjar (Unesco heritage, 72 mi)
- Quseir Amra (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Baalbek (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 86 mi)
- Tyre (Unesco heritage, 88 mi)
- Old City of Acre (Unesco heritage, 90 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 102 mi)
- Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (Unesco heritage, 102 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.855 and 36.629 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 51' 18" and E 36° 37' 44"
- 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: 07:36 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Damascus
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:29 am and 7:45 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-07-02 07:21:21
Delve into Shahbā
Shahbā in As-Suwayda Governorate with it's 14,784 habitants is located in Syria about 49 mi (or 79 km) south-east of Damascus, the country's capital town.
Current time in Shahbā is now 07:36 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Shahbā, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Damascus International Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Syria is Ancient City of Bosra in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), South.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Shaqqa, `Ariqah, As Suwayda', Al Mazra`ah and As Surah as Saghirah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F
|Morning Temperature||34°C / 93 °F|
|Evening Temperature||32°C / 89 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1003 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 3rd of July 2020
34°C (93 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 4th of July 2020
33°C (91 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 5th of July 2020
29°C (84 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
حلب | كرم الطحان :: صور لـ انتشال طفل من تحت الأنقاض | retrieving an alive child
Aleppo | Karm El Tahhan :: January 28th , 2014 | " Images for people retrieving an alive child from under the rubble due to regime MIG warplanes launching many airstrikes at the city today "
كلمة الناشطة الحقوقية رزان زيتونة قبل اختطافها بمناسبة اليوم العالمي لحقوق الانسان
Syria | The human rights activist "Razan Zeitouneh" from The besieged city of Duma , Rural Damascus. This word was recorded days before her abduction by armed groups to be broadcasted in the...
درعا | طفس : صور لـ انتشال ضحايا قصف الطيران الحربي اليوم 12-2-2014
Daraa | Tafas :: February 12th , 2014 | " Images for mass destruction , retrieval of victims from under the rubble due to an airstrike at the city today "
سوريا | صورة من معاناة يومية لأطفال سوريا | حماة كفرنبودة
One picture from the Syrian people sufferings done by Assad regime | " Am Image From the daily suffering of the Syrian people children: A story of a young girl from the village of Kafrnboodeh...
مدينة الباب سقوط شهداء وجرحى جراء قصف الطيران المروحي على المدينة 17 12 2013
Aleppo | Al Bab :: December 17th , 2013 | " Images for people killed due to shelling with TNT barrels at the city today"
Syrian women raise their voices | أصوات نساء سوريات
United Nations, 22 January 2014 - Nearly 50 Syrian women came together from within and outside Syria at a conference, facilitated by UN Women, from 11 to 13 January 2014 in Geneva, to appeal...
درعا | المزيريب :: صور لـ مجزرة مروعة نتيجة استهداف البلدة بالبراميل المتفجرة 18-2-2014
Daraa | Al Mzeireeb :: February 18th , 2014 | " 19 people documented killed and tens wounded including children and women were reported due to warplanes shelling at a school in the town and...
فيديو | تقرير فظيع لقناة أبخازيا الروسية عن التدمير الممنهج بالدبابات في سوريا
Video | A horrible Report for Abkhazia Russian channel about the systematic destruction in Syria with tanks |
History Of Human Rights | تاريخ حقوق الإنسان
Short educational video about the history of "Human Rights" and how it actually started from Iran(Persia) thousands of Years ago.
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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.
Shahba, known in Late Antiquity as Philippopolis, is a city located 87 km south of Damascus in the Jabal el Druze in As-Suwayda Governorate of Syria, but formerly in the Roman province of Arabia Petraea.
Shahba' District is a Syrian district administratively belonging to As-Suwayda Governorate. It is located in the south-west of the country and in the north of the As-Suwayda Governorate. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 71,949. Its administrative centre is the city of Shahba.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Shahbā.
- As Suwayda'
- Al Mazra`ah
- As Surah as Saghirah
- Al Mushannaf
- Al Qurayya
- Al Harak
- Busra ash Sham
- Al Musayfirah
- Al Jizah
- Khirbat Ghazalah
- Al Ghariyah
- Ash Shaykh Miskin
- As Sanamayn
- Umm al Qittayn
- Sama as Sirhan
- Al Ghizlaniyah
- Umm al Jimal
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Philppopolis, Shahaba, Chahba, Shahbah, Philippopolis, Shaba, Phillipopolis, Shahbā’, Shahbā, شهبا, Шахба