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Askar Destination Guide

Delve into Askar in Bahrain!

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Askar in the region of Southern Governorate is a city in Bahrain - some 11 mi (or 18 km) South of Manama, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Askar

Current time in Askar is now 11:31 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Bahrain" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riyadh, Dammam, Shiraz, Bushehr, Kuwait City or Abu Dhabi. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

25°C / 76 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1007.7 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 22nd of April 2019
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019
Sky is clear, strong breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of April 2019
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)


3rd FAST 4th Platoon

03:54 min ( April 29, 2009 by drummerboy06)
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May 07- May 09 the original music got canked... if you want the full effect, mute this music, and play "Sound of Madness" by Shinedown in the background

DC Endure Bahrain Highlights

04:01 min ( April 15, 2012 by AGYFC)
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The first Desert Challenge to be held in Bahrain!

AL-Dar Islands in Bahrain

00:16 min ( September 05, 2008 by Mohammed Talal)
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Al Dar Islands is Bahrain newest island retreat, a heven of peace and relaxation,

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Interesting facts about this location

Geography of Bahrain

Bahrain (from the Arabic word for "two seas" — itself an inaccurate folk etymology for the much older, Semitic term, Bahran) comprises an archipelago of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf, situated close to the shore of the Arabian Peninsula. The islands are about twenty-four kilometers from the east coast of Saudi Arabia and twenty-eight kilometers from Qatar. The total area of the islands is about 691 square kilometers, or about four times the size of the District of Columbia.

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Located at 26.06, 50.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Jaww is a village on the south eastern coast of Bahrain, and has traditionally been home to the Al Bu Romaih tribe. One of Bahrain's main prisons is located near the village. Al Sayed a Sunni family is also very much settled in the Jaw & in some parts of Riffa. famous business man are Azhar Al Sayed, Ather Al Sayed.

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Located at 26.06, 50.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Awali is a small municipality located approximately in the centre of the Kingdom of Bahrain, a small island in the Persian Gulf. Founded in the 1930s by the Bahrain Petroleum Company, it is populated mostly by workers of various nationalities from around the world whose skills were needed in the setting up and running of the refinery at Sitrah. To its north are Bahrain's oil refinery and to its south are the oil wells and the desert area of Sakhir.

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Located at 26.06, 50.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Tree of Life, Bahrain

The Tree of Life (Shajarat-al-Hayat) in Bahrain is approximately 400 year-old, 32 feet or 9.75 m high Prosopis cineraria tree located 1.2 miles or 2 kilometers from Jebel Dukhan. The tree stands on top of a 25-foot or 7.6-m high sandy hill. The tree is a local tourist attraction, as it is the only major tree growing in the area. The tree is visited by approximately 50,000 tourists every year and the tree often is damaged by graffiti carvings.

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Located at 26.06, 50.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Individual trees, Tourism in Bahrain

Riffa Fort

Built as a fort during the reign of Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in 1812, while another source claim that it was built during the rule of the Persian Safavid Empire of Iran over Bahrain during the 17th century, the fort was converted into a residence in the 19th century for Shaikh Salman Bin Ahmed (Al Fateh) Al Khalifa. Riffa Fort or it is now named (Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Fort) offers a splendid view across the Hunanaiya valley.

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Located at 26.06, 50.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Bahrain, Forts in Bahrain, History of Bahrain, Tourism in Bahrain