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Ashqelon, Israel

Ashqelon is a large place in the region of Southern District in Israel with a population of approximately 105,995 people and is one of the largest places in Israel. Find all facts and information about Ashqelon.

Facts and figures on Ashqelon at a glance

Name: Ashqelon (Ashqelon)
Status: Large place
Population: 105,995 people
Region name (Level 1): Southern District
Country: Israel
Continent: Asia

Ashqelon is located in the region of Southern District. Southern District's capital Beersheba (Beersheba) is approximately 51 km / 32 mi away from Ashqelon (as the crow flies). The distance from Ashqelon to Israel's capital Jerusalem (Jerusalem) is approximately 62 km / 39 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Ashqelon
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Ashqelon AshqelonLarge place105,995 peopleSouthern District Southern District

Map of Ashqelon

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Information on Ashqelon

Information on Ashqelon
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Ashqelon AshqelonSouthern District Southern DistrictIsraelAsia

Time in Ashqelon

Time in Ashqelon
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 8:13amNoThu, 14 Dec 2017 - 8:13amUTC +2.0Asia/Jerusalem

Geographic coordinates of Ashqelon

Latitude & Longitude of Ashqelon
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map31°40'09.3"N (31.6692600°)34°34'17.4"E (34.5714900°)

Distances from Ashqelon

Distances from Ashqelon
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
3,510 km north of the equator3,264 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Ashqelon

Places around Ashqelon

8 places found within 5 km around Ashqelon. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Ashqelon
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Afridar Afridar-0.9 km 0.5 mishow
Shekhunat Giv'at Zion Shekhunat Giv’at Ẕion-1.9 km 1.2 mishow
Barnea` Barnea‘-2.0 km 1.2 mishow
Shekhunat Shimshon Shekhunat Shimshon-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Bat Hadar Bat Hadar-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Kefar Silver Kefar Silver-3.8 km 2.4 mishow
Ni`ilya Ni‘ilya-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Bet Shiqma Bet Shiqma-5.0 km 3.1 mishow

Airports around Ashqelon

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External sources of information on Ashqelon

Ashqelon on Wikipedia