Al Qunayţirah
in Quneitra Governorate, Syria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.126 and 35.825 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 7' 33" and E 35° 49' 28"
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: 03:44 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Damascus
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 5:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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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: 2019-10-20 07:22:34

Discover Al Qunayţirah

Al Qunayţirah in Quneitra Governorate with it's 36,143 citizens is a place in Syria about 38 mi (or 61 km) south-west of Damascus, the country's capital city.

Current time in Al Qunayţirah is now 03:44 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Al Qunayţirah, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Kiryat Shmona Airport in Israel in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km). The closest airport in Syria is Damascus International Airport in a distance of 45 mi (or 23 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Tyre in Lebanon at a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km). The closest in Syria is Ancient City of Damascus in a distance of 39 mi (or 61 km), West. We encountered 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Khan Arnabah, Mas`adah, Al Khushniyah, Mazra`at Bayt Jinn and Sa`sa`. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1017.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 73% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Monday, 21st of October 2019

26°C (79 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Tuesday, 22nd of October 2019

26°C (78 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 23rd of October 2019

23°C (74 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Scirocco Club - Fall 2012

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Length: 51:37 min
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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.

Quneitra

Quneitra is the largely destroyed and abandoned capital of the Quneitra Governorate in south-western Syria. It is situated in a high valley in the Golan Heights at an elevation of 1,010 metres (3,313 feet) above sea level. Quneitra was founded in the Ottoman era as a way station on the caravan route to Damascus and subsequently became a garrison town of some 20,000 people, strategically located near the ceasefire line with Israel. Its name is Arabic for "the little bridge".

Located at 33.1256, 35.8239 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Golan Heights, Arab–Israeli conflict, Destroyed cities, Fertile Crescent, Former populated places on the Golan Heights, Cities in Syria

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force Zone

The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) was established by United Nations Security Council Resolution 350 on 31 May 1971, to implement Resolution 338 (1973) which called for an immediate ceasefire and implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 242. The resolution was passed on the same day the "Agreement on Disengagement" was signed between Israeli and Syrian forces on the Golan Heights, finally establishing a ceasefire to end the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Located at 33.1167, 35.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Military units and formations established in 1974, United Nations operations in the Middle East, Yom Kippur War, Golan Heights

Quneitra Crossing

The Quneitra Crossing is a ceasefire line crossing between Syrian controlled territory and the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights. Syrian Druze from the Golan Heights are permitted to cross through the passage to study, work and live in Syria. The crossing is also used for the export of apples grown by Israeli Druze farmers under the auspices of the Red Cross. The only concrete guard post along the border is at the Quneitra crossing.

Located at 33.1128, 35.8158 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Israel–Syria border crossings, Golan Heights

Pelter Winery

Pelter Winery is an Israeli winery established in 2005 by Tal Pelter. Headquartered in Tzofit, the winery itself is located in Ein Zivan, an Israeli settlement and Kibbutz in the Golan Heights.

Located at 33.0964, 35.7962 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wineries in the Golan Heights, Companies established in 2005, Wineries of Israel


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kuneïtra, Quneitra, Qnaïtra, El Quneitra, Qnayţra, El Kuneitra, Qhaitra, Qunayţurah, Qunayţirah, Al Qunayţirah, El Qnaïtra, القنيطرة, Эль-Кунейтра