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Umm Qais

01-12-17
Umm Qais or Qays (Arabic: أم قيس‎, lit. "Mother of Qais") is a town in northern Jordan principally known for its proximity to the ruins of the ancient Gadara, also a former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see. It lies in the Bani Kinanah Dep…
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Wadi Musa

01-12-17
Wadi Musa (Arabic: وادي موسى‎, literally "Valley of Moses") is a town located in the Ma'an Governorate in southern Jordan. It is the administrative center of the Petra Department and the nearest town to the archaeological site of Petra. It hosts many hote…
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Al-Karak

01-12-17
Al-Karak (Arabic: الكرك‎), also known as just Karak or Kerak, is a city in Jordan known for its Crusader castle, the Kerak Castle. The castle is one of the three largest castles in the region, the other two being in Syria. Al-Karak is the capital city of…
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Madaba

01-12-17
Madaba (Arabic: مادبا‎; Biblical Hebrew: מֵידְבָא‎ Meidvah) is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, with a population of about 60,000. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map…
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Jerash

01-12-17
Jerash (Arabic: جرش, Ancient Greek: Γέρασα), is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. Located 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the capital of Jordan, Amman. The history of the city is a blen…
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Aqaba

01-12-17
Aqaba (English: /ˈækəbə/; Arabic: العقبة‎) is the only coastal city in Jordan and the largest and most populous city on the Gulf of Aqaba. Situated in southernmost Jordan, Aqaba is the administrative centre of the Aqaba Governorate. The city has a populat…
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Wadi Rum

01-12-17
Wadi Rum (Arabic: وادي رم‎) also known as The Valley of the Moon (Arabic: وادي القمر‎) is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock in southern Jordan 60 km (37 mi) to the east of Aqaba; it is the largest wadi in Jordan. Wadi Rum is Arabic for "Rom…
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Dead Sea

01-12-17
The Dead Sea (Hebrew: יָם הַמֶּלַח‎ About this sound Yam ha-Melah lit. Salt Sea; Arabic: البحر الميت‎ About this sound Al-Bahr al-Mayyit) is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and Palestine to the west. Its surface and shores are 430.5…
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Amman

01-12-17
Amman (English: /ɑːˈmɑːn/; Arabic: عمّان‎ ʻammān pronounced ) is the capital and most populous city of Jordan, and the country's economic, political and cultural centre. Situated in north-central Jordan, Amman is the administrative centre of the Amman Gov…
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Petra

01-12-17
Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for…
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