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Al Hamra Destination Guide

Touring Al Hamra in Saudi Arabia

Al Hamra in the region of Al Madīnah is located in Saudi Arabia - some 497 mi or ( 799 km ) West of Riyadh , the country's capital city .

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Time in Al Hamra is now 12:05 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Riyadh " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Umm 'Amayin, Jeddah, Jadidah, Husayniyah, and Hayil. Being here already, consider visiting Umm 'Amayin . Check out our recomendations for Al Hamra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Badr, Saudi Arabia

Badr is a town in Al Medina Province, in the western part of Saudi Arabia. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:23|46|48|N|38|47|26|E| | |name= }} about 80 miles from the Islamic holy city of Medina. It was the location of the famous Battle of Badr between the Quraish of Mecca and the Muslims of Medina in 624.

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Located at 23.78 38.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Al Madinah Province

Battle of Badr

The Battle of Badr, fought 13 March 624 CE in the Hejaz region of western Arabia, was a key battle in the early days of Islam and a turning point in Muhammad's struggle with his opponents among the Quraish in Mecca. The battle has been passed down in Islamic history as a decisive victory attributable to divine intervention, or by secular sources to the strategic genius of Muhammad. It is one of the few battles specifically mentioned in the Quran.

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Located at 23.73 38.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: 624, Battles of Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah, Campaigns led by Muhammad