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Al 'Amiriyah Destination Guide

Discover Al 'Amiriyah in Jordan!

Al 'Amiriyah in the region of Amman is a place located in Jordan - some 28 mi (or 45 km) South of Amman, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al 'Amiriyah is now 12:00 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Irbid, Amman, Al Jizah or Haifa. When in this area, you might want to check out Dab'ah, Al 'Amiriyah and Al Qunaytirah as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Tour Giordania(9)-Mosaici di Madaba e Mo...

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La carta della Palestina è raffigurata con un mosaico nella chiesa ortodossa di San Giorgio a Madaba con un mosaico. Proseguimento per monte Nebo dove si gode di una panoramica del mar Morto e della ...

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Interesting facts about this location

Queen Alia International Airport

Queen Alia International Airport is Jordan's largest airport and is situated in the Zizya (زيزياء) area, 20 miles (32 km) south of Amman. The airport has three terminals: two passenger terminals and one cargo terminal. It is the main hub of Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national flag carrier, as well as being a major hub for Jordan Aviation. It was built in 1983 and is named after Queen Alia, the third wife of the late King Hussein of Jordan who died in a helicopter crash in 1977.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.58, 36.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Airports established in 1983, Airports in Jordan, Buildings and structures in Amman

Qasr Mshatta

Qasr Mshatta is the ruin of an Umayyad winter palace probably commissioned by caliph Al-Walid II (743-744). The ruins are located approximately 30 km south of Amman, Jordan, north of Queen Alia International Airport, and are part of a string of castles, palaces and caravanserai known collectively in Jordan as the Desert Castles.

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Located at 31.58, 36.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Arabic architecture, Castles in Jordan, Umayyad palaces

Al Qastal, Jordan

Al Qastalis a town in the Amman Governorate of northern Jordan. Originally established as an Umayyad settlement, it remains the oldest and most complete such settlement in the Near East The remains of the minaret at Qastal is especially important as it is the only one extant from the Umayyad period, making it one of the oldest minarets in the world. Qasr Al Qastal, also located within the town, is considered one of the desert castles and is just 5 km from Qasr Mshatta.

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Located at 31.58, 36.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Amman Governorate, Umayyad palaces