in Tartus Governorate, Syria
- Bassel Al-Assad International Airport (38 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (75 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (107 mi)
- Hatay Airport (107 mi)
- Kiryat Shmona Airport (114 mi)
- Aleppo International Airport (119 mi)
- İskenderun Airport (120 mi)
- Ben Ya'akov Airport (131 mi)
- Adana Airport (150 mi)
- Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din (Unesco heritage, 24 mi)
- Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (Unesco heritage, 44 mi)
- Byblos (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Baalbek (Unesco heritage, 62 mi)
- Anjar (Unesco heritage, 78 mi)
- Ancient City of Damascus (Unesco heritage, 96 mi)
- Tyre (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Ancient Villages of Northern Syria (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Ancient City of Aleppo (Unesco heritage, 120 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 34.856 and 35.859 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 34° 51' 21" and E 35° 51' 30"
- 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: 07:06 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Damascus
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:28 am and 6:27 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2020-09-26 07:19:32
Arwād in Tartus Governorate is located in Syria about 96 mi (or 155 km) north of Damascus, the country's capital.
Local time in Arwād is now 07:06 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Damascus with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Arwād, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Syria is Bassel Al-Assad International Airport in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 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 Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din in a distance of 24 mi (or 38 km), East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tartouss, Khirbat al Ma`azzah, As Sawda, Al Hamidiyah and Himmin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1008 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 3% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 27th of September 2020
29°C (84 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 28th of September 2020
30°C (86 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 29th of September 2020
31°C (88 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
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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.
Tartus is a city on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. Tartus is the second largest port city in Syria, and the largest city in Tartus Governorate. The population is 115,769 (2004 census). It borders Latakia to the north and Homs to the east and south. The native language in Tartus is Syrian Arabic. It is a major port city in Syria that brings in countless goods every day which then get shipped to the big cities. In the summer it is a vacation sport for many Syrians living in the city.
Arwad – formerly known as Arado, Arados, Arvad, Arpad, Arphad, and Antiochia in Pieria, also called Ruad Island – located in the Mediterranean Sea, is the only inhabited island in Syria. The town of Arwad takes up the entire island. It is located 3 kilometres from Tartus, Syria's second largest port. Today, it is mainly a fishing town. (Arados was also a Greek name for Muharraq near Bahrain.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa
Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa was a Crusader-era cathedral in the city of Tartus, Syria. It was built by the Crusaders in the mid-twelfth century and functioned as both a fortress and a church. It has been described by historians as the best-preserved religious structure of the crusades. It now serves as the National Museum of Tartus.
Fall of Ruad
The Fall of Ruad in 1302/3 was one of the culminating events of the Crusades in the Eastern Mediterranean. When the garrison on the tiny Isle of Ruad fell, it marked the loss of the last Crusader outpost on the coast of the Levant.
These districts belong to Arwād.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Arwād.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Arwād.
- Khirbat al Ma`azzah
- As Sawda
- Al Hamidiyah
- Ra's al Khashufah
- Ar Rawdah
- As Safsafah
- Al Qamsiyah
- Ash Shaykh Badr
- Junaynat Raslan
- Al Karimah
- Ad Duraykish
- As Sisniyah
- Hammam Wasil
- Duwayr Raslan
- Brummanat al Mashayikh
- Wadi Al -Uyun
- Al Bariqiyah
- Al Qadmus
- Mashta al Hulw
- Al `Annazah
- An Nasirah
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rawāḑ, Rouâd, أرواد, Arwād