Al ‘Ashshah
in Bani Hushaysh of Sanaa, Yemen

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.388 and 44.265 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 23' 16" and E 44° 15' 52"
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: 01:44 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Aden
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:50 am and 6:17 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: 2021-04-11 08:33:56

Delve into Al ‘Ashshah

Al ‘Ashshah in Bani Hushaysh (Sanaa) is located in Yemen a little north-east of Sanaa, the country's capital town.

Current time in Al ‘Ashshah is now 01:44 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Aden with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Al ‘Ashshah. The closest airport in Yemen is Sana'a International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North-West. 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 4 mi (or 7 km), South-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ar Rawdah, Sanaa, Al Khaniq, Qaryat al Qabil and Sayyan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 15%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 4% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 12th of April 2021

25°C (78 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Tuesday, 13th of April 2021

25°C (77 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Mercure Sanaa Al Saeed Hotel

5,7 mi
PO BOX 5270 Al Zubery St

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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Sana'a; most beautiful city in the world

Published: March 02, 2013
Length: 12:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Taco Petri

Sana'a is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The old city of Sana'a is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Capital of Yemen. Share if you like...

Old City of Sana'a (Yemen)

Published: April 17, 2010
Length: 55:38 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jun Ya Yama Uchi

28DEC2009-09JAN2010 中東イエメン サナアの旧市街.

Sana'a - Jemen

Published: November 30, 2008
Length: 33:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Andrej Šumec

Sana'a Yemen.

Old City of Sana'a, Yemen || صنعاء القديمة - اليمن

Published: November 25, 2012
Length: 15:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shehab AL-Areedh

Old City of Sana'a, Yemen || صنعاء القديمة - اليمن Situated in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2200 m, Sana'a has been inhabited for more than 2500 years. In the 7th...

Bruno Blanchet - Globe-Trotter Académie 5/10 (Sanaa, Yémen)

Published: June 12, 2013
Length: 53:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CorrosionX4

Zoo In Sanaa Yemen حديقة حيوانات في صنعاء اليمن

Published: November 01, 2010
Length: 19:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: YeMeNi STyLeS

حديقة حيوانات في صنعاء اليمن.

Journey to Yemen

Published: October 05, 2013
Length: 37:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ismail Al.Mahdi

Yemen is a beautiful and historical place to visit. This short film only shows just a little about what is Yemen . Big thanks to Zakaria for being the hero of this short film. I hope you...

Sana'a - From old city to new

Published: June 29, 2009
Length: 50:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: oojrod

A view of Sana'a from a motorcycle taxi.

Tanks and armored vehicles seized by the Houthis

Published: September 26, 2014
Length: 01:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Raidan Ameen

Tanks and armored vehicles seized by the Houthis from the Supreme Command Headquarters of the Armed Forces in the capital Sanaa.

Yemen Leader Apologizes to US for Embassy Attack

Published: September 13, 2012
Length: 14:03 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Associated Press

Yemen's president has apologized to President Barack Obama for the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, by a mob angry over an anti-Islam film. (Sept. 13)

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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.

2008 attack on the American Embassy in Yemen

The 2008 American Embassy attack in Yemen in Sana'a, Yemen on September 17, 2008 resulted in 19 deaths and 16 injuries. Six attackers, six Yemeni police, and seven civilians were killed. This attack was the second occurring in the same year, after a mortar attack earlier in 2008 on March 18 missed the embassy and instead hit a nearby girls' school. Islamic Jihad of Yemen, an al Qaeda affiliate, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Located at 15.3732, 44.2299 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2008 in Yemen, Mass murder in 2008, Car and truck bombings, Terrorist incidents in Yemen, Attacks on diplomatic missions of the United States, Terrorist incidents in 2008, Sana'a, 2008 in international relations, United States–Yemen relations


Sa`wan is a village in western central Yemen. It is located in the San‘a’ Governorate.

Located at 15.3833, 44.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sana'a Governorate

As Sabain District

As Sabain District is a district of the Amanat Al Asimah Governorate, Yemen. As of 2003, the district had a population of 311,203 inhabitants.

Located at 15.4167, 44.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Yemen, Amanat Al Asimah Governorate

Al Tawheed Mosque

Al Tawheed Mosque is a mosque in Sana'a, Yemen. It lies in the eastern part of the city, southeast of Revolution Hospital and Alemaan Mosque, along the E Ring Road.

Located at 15.3483, 44.2269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Sana'a

Alemaan Mosque

Alemaan Mosque is a mosque in Sana'a, Yemen. It lies in the eastern part of the city, southeast of Revolution Hospital and northwest of Al Tawheed Mosque, near Al Thawra School and police station.

Located at 15.3503, 44.2256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Sana'a

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