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Al Muhtaraqah Destination Guide

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Al Muhtaraqah in the region of Ash Sharqīyah is a place in Saudi Arabia - some 189 mi (or 304 km) East of Riyadh, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Muhtaraqah is now 09:03 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Riyadh" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Julayjilah, Ash Shuqayq, Ash Shi'bah, Riyadh, Al Qurayn or Al Waziyah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al Qarn, Al Muhtaraqah, Al Marah, Al Khuways and Al 'Uyun. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Jawatha Mosque

Jawatha Mosque (Arabic مسجد جواثا) (also incorrectly spelled Al-Jawana) is located in the village of Al-Kilabiyah, about 12km northeast of Hofuf, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. It was the earliest mosque built in east Arabia and most of the original structure is in ruins. The site is still used for prayer. It was built the in seventh year of hijra (c. 629 AD) at the hands of the Bani Abdul Qais tribe which lived there before and early in the Islamic period.

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Located at 25.6, 49.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:620s architecture, History of Saudi Arabia, Mosques in Saudi Arabia


This article refers to the traditional region of Al-Ahsa. For the current Saudi Arabian administrative unit sometimes called Al-Hasa, see: Al-Ahsa Governorate. For other uses see Al-Ahsa. Al-Ahsa, sometimes Al-Hasa, El Hasa, or Hadjar is a traditional oasis region in eastern Saudi Arabia whose name is used by the Al-Ahsa Governorate, which makes up much of that country's Eastern Province. The oasis is located about 60 km inland from the Persian Gulf.

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Located at 25.6, 49.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Arabian Peninsula, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, History of the Middle East, Oases of Saudi Arabia


Al-Garah is a village in Al-Ahsa in Saudi Arabia . Al-Garah is well known for its small mountain Jabl Al-Garah . Al-Garah is one of Al-Ahsa eastern villages and located about 11 km from Al-Hofuf.

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Located at 25.6, 49.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Saudi Arabia