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Al Qurayyat Destination Guide

Explore Al Qurayyat in Jordan.

Al Qurayyat in the region of Amman is located in Jordan - some 32 mi (or 52 km) South-West of Amman, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Al Qurayyat in Jordan

Time in Al Qurayyat is now 11:53 AM (Saturday). 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 Shujayrah al Gharbiyah, Qurayyat Falhah or Beersheba. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mukawir, Khirbat as Sahilah, Halaq ash Shuqayq, Buqay' al Qababi'ah, Barzah and Al Judayyidah. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

16°C / 61 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 953 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Sunday, 26th of March 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Monday, 27th of March 2017
Scattered clouds, calm.
Scattered clouds Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Tuesday, 28th of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)

Videos

Wadi Maen : Hiking & Canyoning Trip

03:32 min ( March 12, 2011 by wwwJYIForg)
Views: 4,081 - Rating: 5/5

Adventure Pros Eco Adventure & Fund Raising Project Wadi al Hasa: Hiking & Canyoning Trip . JORDAN Youth Innovation Forum Office@jyif.org Mobile: +962 79 50 33 541 POBOX 4626 Amman Jordan www.jyi...

Canyoning - wadi Mujeb al Siq trail

02:47 min ( October 20, 2010 by Terhaaladventure)
Views: 3,513 - Rating: 5/5

Its one of Jordanian canyons, located in Dead Sea area. and its a largest drainage basin in Jordan. this trail called Siq Trail, started from the visitor center through the huge canyon, enjoying an am...


The Green Hunter

01:49 min ( October 16, 2010 by eshuaibi)
Views: 37,850 - Rating: 2/5

A short video of a partridge hunting trip in Jordan during the season. In that hot day in the rough terrain we elected to preserve the population of partridges for this time. But be ware for other tim...

Evason Ma In Six Senses Jordan |

01:01 min ( March 06, 2009 by pleabargain)
Views: 1,862 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Machaerus

Machaerus is a fortified hilltop palace located in Jordan fifteen miles (24 km) southeast of the mouth of the Jordan river on the eastern side of the Dead Sea. According to Flavius Josephus, it is the location of the imprisonment and execution of John the Baptist. According to the chronology of the Bible, this infamous execution took place in 32 AD shortly before the Passover, following an imprisonment of two years.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.54, 35.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hill forts, History of Israel, Jewish–Roman wars, Jews and Judaism in Jordan, Jews and Judaism in the Roman Empire, Mountain monuments and memorials

Dhiban, Jordan

Dhiban is a Jordanian town located in Madaba Governorate, approximately 70 kilometers south of Amman and east of the Dead Sea. Previously nomadic, the modern community settled the town in the 1950s. Today, Dhiban is approximately 15000 members strong, with many working in the army, government agencies, or in seasonal agricultural production. A number of young people study in nearby universities in Karak, Madaba, and Amman. Most inhabitants practice Islam.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.54, 35.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Moab, Populated places in the Madaba Governorate

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.54, 35.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 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

Madaba

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.

More reading: Madaba homepage
Located at 31.54, 35.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Moab, Populated places in the Madaba Governorate, Torah places

Abarim

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 .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.54, 35.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Jordan, Torah places

Quote of the moment

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.

Moslih Eddin Saadi