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Al 'Arid Destination Guide

Explore Al 'Arid in Jordan.

Al 'Arid in the region of Amman is a place in Jordan - some 33 mi (or 52 km) South-West of Amman, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al 'Arid is now 11:21 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Umm Juraysat, Murayjimat Ibn Hamid or Beersheba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mukawir, Khirbat as Sahilah, Halaq ash Shuqayq, Buqay' al Qababi'ah, Ath Thughrah and Al Judayyidah. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Wadi Maen : Hiking & Canyoning Trip

03:32 min ( March 12, 2011 by wwwJYIForg)
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Adventure Pros Eco Adventure & Fund Raising Project Wadi al Hasa: Hiking & Canyoning Trip . JORDAN Youth Innovation Forum Mobile: +962 79 50 33 541 POBOX 4626 Amman Jordan www.jyi...

Tour Giordania(18)-Mare Morto

06:50 min ( May 15, 2009 by olivio1952)
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Fare il bagno nelle acque del Mar Morto è una cosa fantastica in particolare modo per chi non sa tanto nuotare, si galleggia con estrema facilità causa la forte concentrazione di sale

Evason Ma In Six Senses Jordan |

01:01 min ( March 06, 2009 by pleabargain)
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Opel Combo 1 7D Off Road #2 :p

00:21 min ( April 09, 2011 by teamerx)
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8-4-2011 Al-Heidan

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Interesting facts about this location

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea, also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. Its surface and shores are 423 metres below sea level, Earth's lowest elevation on land. The Dead Sea is 377 m deep, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world.

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Located at 31.55, 35.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Bodies of water of Jordan, Borders of the West Bank, Catholic pilgrimage sites, Dead Sea, Endorheic lakes of Asia, Extreme points of Earth, Fertile Crescent, Geography of Palestine, Hebrew Bible places, International lakes of Asia, Israel–Jordan border, Lakes of Israel, Lakes of the Great Rift Valley, Lakes of the West Bank, Lowest points, New Testament places, Sacred lakes, Saline lakes, Shrunken lakes


Abarim is a mountain range across Jordan, to the east and south-east of the Dead Sea, extending from Mount Nebo — its highest point — in the north, perhaps to the Arabian desert in the south. The Vulgate gives its etymological meaning as passages. Its northern part was called Phasga (or Pisgah), and the highest peak of Phasga was Mount Nebo . From "the top of Pisgah," i.e. , Mount Nebo, an area which belonged to Moab, Moses surveyed the Promised Land, and there he died .

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Located at 31.55, 35.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Jordan, Torah places


Madaba, is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, which has a population of about 60,000. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land. Madaba is located 30 kilometers south-west of the capital Amman.

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Located at 31.55, 35.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Moab, Populated places in the Madaba Governorate, Torah places

Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo is an elevated ridge in Jordan, approximately 817 meters (2680 feet) above sea level, mentioned in the Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he would never enter. The view from the summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and, to the north, a more limited one of the valley of the River Jordan. The West Bank city of Jericho is usually visible from the summit, as is Jerusalem on a very clear day.

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Located at 31.55, 35.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hebrew Bible mountains, Jewish Jordanian history, Mountains of Jordan, Ridges, Tourism in Jordan


Qumran is an archaeological site in the West Bank. It is located on a dry plateau about a mile inland from the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea, near the Israeli settlement and kibbutz of Kalia. The Hellenistic period settlement was constructed during the reign of John Hyrcanus, 134-104 BCE or somewhat later, and was occupied most of the time until it was destroyed by the Romans in 68 CE or shortly after.

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Located at 31.55, 35.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Israel, Archaeological sites in the West Bank, Dead Sea scrolls, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Jews and Judaism in the Roman Empire, National parks of Israel, Qumran, Visitor attractions in Israeli-occupied territories