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Al Muhtaraqah Destination Guide

Explore Al Muhtaraqah in Saudi Arabia

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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Time in Al Muhtaraqah is now 02:06 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Riyadh " with a 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, and Al Qurayn. Since you are here already, consider visiting Julayjilah . Where to go and what to see in Al Muhtaraqah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 25.47 49.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km 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 25.43 49.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km 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 25.41 49.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Geography of Saudi Arabia