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List of lighthouses in Saudi Arabia

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The total length of the Saudi Arabian coastline is 2,640 kilometres (1,640 mi) with two coastlines: a long west coast on the Red Sea and a shorter east coast on the Persian Gulf.

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Active lighthouses in Saudi Arabia are maintained by the Saudi Ports Authority. There are about 633 navigational aids, of which 72% are solar-powered.

The lighthouses of Saudi Arabia are listed in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency List of Lights publication 112. They are listed by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office on volume E of the Admiralty List of Lights & Fog Signals. They are also listed on The Lighthouse Directory and on the ARLHS World List of Lights.

This list is based on The Lighthouse Directory.

Red Sea lighthouses

  • Jaza'ir Sila Light - about 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Al Muwaylih 27°39′9.15″N 35°16′43.84″E
  • Schermo Reef Light - about 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Yanbu 24°3′17.47″N 37°51′34.29″E
  • Yanbu South Light - southern approach channel to the port of Yanbu, about 65 kilometres (40 mi) south southeast of Yanbu 23°28.1′N 38°25.5′E
  • Shib al Khamsa Light - about 175 kilometres (109 mi) north of Jeddah 22°44.7′N 38°37.4′E
  • Jeddah Light - Jeddah 21°28′7.14″N 39°8′58.98″E
  • Mismari Reef Light - about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Jeddah. 21°19′26.73″N 39°1′55.03″E
  • Jizan Light - Jizan 16°53′6.43″N 42°31′46.36″E
  • South Mazarkiff Light - Farasan Islands 16°34.6′0″N 42°21.7′0″E
  • Persian Gulf lighthouses

  • Ra's Rakan Light - south of the King Fahd Causeway 25°11.9′N 50°13.3′E
  • Najwah Shoal Light - north end of a shoal off the entrance to Dammam 26°34′N 50°15′E
  • Abu Ali Light - about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Jubail 27°18′N 49°44′E
  • Al-Arabiyah Light - Al-'Arabiyah island, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northeast of Jubail 27°47′N 50°10′E
  • Harqus West Light - Harqus sandbank, about 50 kilometres (31 mi) west northwest of Al-'Arabiyah 27°56.1′N 49°41.1′E
  • References

    List of lighthouses in Saudi Arabia Wikipedia


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