in Shibām Kawkabān of Al Maḩwīt, Yemen

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.509 and 43.904 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 30' 33" and E 43° 54' 16"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - YER
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:59 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Aden
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:33 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-14.811 and -138.841 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Yemen in Western Asia

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

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Yemen. Last Update: 2022-05-21 08:23:03

Delve into Shibām

Shibām in Shibām Kawkabān (Al Maḩwīt) is a city located in Yemen about 23 mi (or 37 km) north-west of Sanaa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Shibām is now 06:59 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Aden with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Shibām. The closest airport in Yemen is Abbse Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Yemen is Old City of Sana'a in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), South-East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hababah, Sahhab, 'Amran, At Tawilah and Bayt `Adhaqah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 82% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 23rd of May 2022

27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 24th of May 2022

29°C (83 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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

finding a husband in shibam

Published: May 17, 2009
Length: 01:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ginepra

Yemen 2008 Wadi Dahr to Thula

Published: March 20, 2010
Length: 47:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michal Bošina

Yemen, march 2008 palace of imam Yahya Wadi Dahr, Bejt Baws former jew village, Thula village, Zakati castle ruins, Hosn Bokur cliff, Kawkaban village.

ابداع شباب حبابه

Published: April 05, 2012
Length: 12:06 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: الجرح الصامت

تم التصوير في مدينة اخراج المبدع /محمد شاطر.

شيله كوكبان العز كلمات الشاعر شايف مفرح

Published: January 25, 2019
Length: 03:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: بشيرحسين بن مفرح

بيت مفرح.. بشير حسين.

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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.


Khalaqah is a village in west-central Yemen. It is located in the San‘a’ Governorate.

Located at 15.5, 43.9333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sana'a Governorate


Kawkaban is a town in the northern Yemen.

Located at 15.5, 43.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sana'a Governorate

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shibām, شبام