Al Quwayjiyah Destination Guide
Delve into Al Quwayjiyah in Jordan!
Al Quwayjiyah in the region of Amman is a city in Jordan - some 20 mi (or 31 km) South-West of Amman, the country's capital.
Current time in Al Quwayjiyah is now 08:59 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Umm as Summaq, Umm al Qanafidh or Beersheba. While being here, make sure to check out Umm Juraysat, Sufah, Qubur 'Abd Allah, Murayjimat Ibn Hamid, Ma'in and Juraynah as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||-0°C / 32 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 48 °F|
|Night Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||958.3 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 8% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 25th of January 2017Broken clouds, light breeze.
Day: 10°C (49 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Thursday, 26th of January 2017Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 4°C (38 °F)
Friday, 27th of January 2017Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Uitzicht Mount Nebo
Uitzicht Mount Nebo
Holy Land Mosaic at Madaba Jordan
This mosaic was discovered 120 years ago when work was taking place at Madaba, Jordan to build a Greek Orthodox church on the site of a Byzantine church. The mosaic is a map of the Holy Land
Mariam Hotel Family run hotel in Madaba city
Mount Nebo Jordan
This is the mountain in Jordan where it is claimed that Moses died
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Interesting facts about this location
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 .
Located at 31.73, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Mount Pisgah (Bible)
Some translators of the biblical book of Deuteronomy translate Pisgah (פִּסְגָּה) as a name of a mountain, usually referring to Mount Nebo. The region is directly east of the Jordan River and just northeast of the Dead Sea. Mount Nebo (31°45.9'N 35°43.1'E) is the highest among a handful of Pisgah summits; an arid cluster of hilltops on the western edge of the Trans-Jordanian Plateau.
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.
The Madaba Map (also known as the Madaba Mosaic Map) is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. The Madaba Map is a map of the Middle East. Part of it contains the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. It dates to the 6th century AD.
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.
Located at 31.73, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.