Al ‘Awābilah
in Sirwah of Muḩāfaz̧at Ma’rib, Yemen

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.467 and 44.998 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 28' 2" and E 44° 59' 51"
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: 12:49 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Aden
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:29 am and 6:23 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: 2022-05-19 07:20:23

Delve into Al ‘Awābilah

Al ‘Awābilah in Sirwah (Muḩāfaz̧at Ma’rib) is a town located in Yemen about 53 mi (or 86 km) east of Sanaa, the country's capital town.

Time in Al ‘Awābilah is now 12:49 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Aden with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Al ‘Awābilah. The closest airport in Yemen is Mareb Airport in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), East. 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 53 mi (or 86 km), West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Suq Sirwah, Madghil, Bidbadah, Asdas and Ma'rib. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 20th of May 2022

27°C (81 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 21st of May 2022

27°C (81 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

28°C (82 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

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.

Bidbadah District

Bidbadah District is a district of the Ma'rib Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 18,214 inhabitants.

Located at 15.5, 45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Yemen, Ma'rib Governorate


Ṣirwāḥ (Arabic ‏صرواح Ṣirwāḥ) was, after Ma'rib, the most important economical and political center of the Kingdom of Saba’ at the beginning of the 1st century BC, on the Arabian Peninsula. Ṣirwāḥ was surrounded by a fortified wall. The city layout inside the oasis included a number of large buildings. The ruins of Ṣirwāḥ are located 40 km west of Ma'rib. The town was well protected by its position in the mountains was well protected, but at the same time put limits on its development.

Located at 15.45, 45.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in the Near East, Archaeological sites in Yemen

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al ‘Awābilah, العوابلة