Ash Shiḩr
in Ash Shihr of Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt, Yemen

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.760 and 49.605 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 45' 36" and E 49° 36' 19"
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: 02:17 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Aden
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:11 am and 6:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-18.466 and -136.463 (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: 2024-05-29 08:01:30

Explore Ash Shiḩr

Ash Shiḩr in Ash Shihr (Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt) is located in Yemen about 363 mi (or 583 km) east of Sanaa, the country's capital.

Local time in Ash Shiḩr is now 02:17 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Aden with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 4 airports in the wider vicinity of Ash Shiḩr. The closest airport in Yemen is Mukalla International Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Old Walled City of Shibam in a distance of 104 mi (or 167 km), North-West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ghayl Ba Wazir, Ad Dis ash Sharqiyah, Al Mukalla, Al 'Ulayb and Burum. 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 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 96 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

33°C (91 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

31°C (88 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 1st of June 2024

32°C (89 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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

وطن واحد ... | الشحر ميديا

Published: November 08, 2014
Length: 10:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ashshihrmedia

"قلب واحد ... وطن واحد" ضمن فقرات الحفل التكريمي لفريق الوطن الرياضي الثقافي الاجتماعي بمدينة الشحر ... متابعة...

نعم نعم ... حاتم الجرو | الشحر ميديا

Published: September 23, 2013
Length: 21:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ashshihrmedia

فيديو كليب "نعم نعم" للمنشد حاتم عارف الجرو انتاج الشحر ميديا 2013 صفحة مجموعة الارتباط على الفيس بوك: https://www.face...

صانع الجنابي Daggers Bakotaian maker in Hadramout

Published: March 05, 2009
Length: 13:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hsonk2009

سعيد باقطيان اشهر صانع الجنابي الحضرمية Daggers Bakotaian maker in Hadramout.

مجموعة منشدين من الشحر

Published: October 24, 2011
Length: 29:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ommalytama1

حفل الزواج الجماعي الخيري بالشحر- محافظة حضرموت - اليمن.

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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.

Ash Shihr

Ash Shihr is a coastal town in Hadhramaut, southern Yemen. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:14|45|39|N|49|36|25|E| | |name= }}. It was a part of the Qu'aiti Sultanate before the unified Yemen was formed. Ash Shihr was involved in the export of frankincense in ancient times, to be traded as far as China.

Located at 14.7608, 49.6069 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Hadhramaut Governorate, Populated coastal places in Yemen


Rafsaqah is a village in eastern Yemen. It is located in the Hadhramaut Governorate.

Located at 14.75, 49.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hadhramaut Governorate

Ash Shahar, Hadhramaut

Ash Shahar is a village in eastern Yemen. It is located in the Hadhramaut Governorate.

Located at 14.7667, 49.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Hadhramaut Governorate

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ash Shiḩr.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shiḩr, Ash Shiḩr, Al-Shihr, Ash Shaḩar, Escier, Seer, الشحر