in Shibām Kawkabān of Al Maḩwīt, Yemen
- 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: 05:14 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Aden
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:22 am and 6:11 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -14.811 and -138.841 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- 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 Yemen.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Yemen. Last Update: 2020-02-27 07:22:56
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 05:14 PM (Thursday). 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: 20°C / 68 °F
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 51 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 65 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 13% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 28th of February 2020
20°C (68 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Saturday, 29th of February 2020
20°C (67 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 1st of March 2020
21°C (69 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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Yemen 2008 Wadi Dahr to Thula
Yemen, march 2008 palace of imam Yahya Wadi Dahr, Bejt Baws former jew village, Thula village, Zakati castle ruins, Hosn Bokur cliff, Kawkaban village.
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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.
Kawkaban is a town in the northern Yemen.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Shibām.
- At Tawilah
- Bayt `Adhaqah
- Qaryat al Qabil
- Al `Urr
- Ar Rujum
- Al Khaniq
- An Nasirah
- As Sararah
- Kuhlan `Affar
- Bani al `Awwam
- Ar Rawdah
- Bayt Marran
- As Suq al Jadid
- Al Mahwit
- Bani an Nahari
- Ash Shaghadirah
- Al Hayfah
- Al Maghrabah
- As Sudah
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: