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Delve into Ash Shufatah in Jordan!

Ash Shufatah in the region of Amman is located in Jordan - some 12 mi (or 19 km) South of Amman, the country's capital.

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Current time in Ash Shufatah is now 12:15 PM (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 Rummanah, Umm as Summaq or Dhuhaybah. While being here, make sure to check out Zaba'ir 'Udwan, Umm al 'Amad, Rujm ash Shami, Qurayyat Salim, Jawa and Al Lubban as well. We discovered 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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Landing @ Amman (AMM) 4/24/2011

07:38 min ( June 01, 2011 by Hussein S. Alsalahi)
Views: 1,657 - Rating: 5/5

Landing @ Amman (AMM) ; Coming from Chicago (ORD)

Landing @ Amman (AMM) 5/9/2011

06:58 min ( June 11, 2011 by Hussein S. Alsalahi)
Views: 1,197 - Rating: 5/5

Landing @ Amman (AMM) coming from Jeddah (JED) on May 9, 2011

Taking off from Amman (AMM) --- heading ...

09:58 min ( January 13, 2010 by Hussein S. Alsalahi)
Views: 8,136 - Rating: 5/5

Date: 10/30/2009 Day: Friday Flight #: RJ63 Departure: 11:00 AM Airline: Royal Jordanian Airplane: Airbus A340-200 Duration: 13:30 Mileage: 6223

Landing @ Queen Alia International Airpo...

04:02 min ( February 04, 2008 by Hussein S. Alsalahi)
Views: 27,880 - Rating: 4.78947/5

Landing @ Queen Alia International Airport-Amman, Jordan

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.78, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Amman Governorate, Umayyad palaces

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 31.78, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Airports established in 1983, Airports in Jordan, Buildings and structures in Amman

Sahab, Jordan

Sahab is a city in the Kingdom of Jordan, south east of the capital Amman. Sahab is well known for its Industrial Estate, the Islamic Cemetery, and Kahf of Raqeem site mentioned in the Qur'an. The earliest inhabitants in Sahab have immigrated mostly from Egypt during the era of the Ottoman Empire in the 1850s. Two major clans first inhabited the city: zyood (الزيود), and maharmah (المحارمة). a minority of migrant Egyptian workforce live and work in the area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.78, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Amman Governorate

King's Academy

King’s Academy is a co-educational private boarding school that opened its doors in August 2007 in Madaba-Manja, Jordan. It is named in honor of King Abdullah II of Jordan. King Abdullah attended high school at Deerfield Academy in the United States as there was no school of comparable standing in Jordan when he was a boy, but his son Crown Prince Hussein was a member of the new school's first intake. The new school's first headmaster, Dr. Eric Widmer, was a former headmaster of Deerfield.

More reading: King's Academy homepage
Located at 31.78, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:2007 establishments in Jordan, Bahrain–Jordan relations, Boarding schools in Jordan, Educational institutions established in 2007, Gifted education, Private schools in Jordan

2009 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships were held in the Al Bisharat Golf Course at Amman, Jordan on 28 March 2009. Four races took place, one for men, women, junior men and junior women respectively. All races encompassed both individual and team competition. Amman is also only the second occasion on which Asia has hosted the World Cross Country Championships, which are the oldest IAAF World Athletics Series event, first celebrated under the IAAF banner in 1973.

More reading: 2009 IAAF World Cross Country Championships homepage
Located at 31.78, 35.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2009 in athletics (track and field), IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Sport in Amman, Sports festivals in Jordan