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Eriha Destination Guide

Explore Eriha in Jordan.

Eriha in the region of Amman is a town in Jordan - some 38 mi (or 62 km) South of Amman, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Eriha in Jordan

Current time in Eriha is now 01:02 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Umm Shujayrah al Gharbiyah, Qurayyat Falhah, Khirbat Shihan or Beersheba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mughayyir, Khirbat as Sahilah, Jad'at al Jubur, Jad'ah, Halaq ash Shuqayq and Abu Turabah. We encountered 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 78 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 956.6 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 22nd of March 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Friday, 23rd of March 2018
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)
Saturday, 24th of March 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)


Jordan wadi

09:14 min ( October 11, 2008 by JoseandSue)
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Walking through some of Jordans most spectacular Wadi's

Riding Down Wadi Al-Mujib (2012-12-24)

01:31 min ( December 24, 2012 by ra521509)
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The drive through Wadi Mujib

02:12 min ( May 07, 2010 by globekarter)
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Drive from one side of Wadi Mujib to the other. 18km of road to cross a 3km wide canyon

Gazans flee homes and seek refuge in UN ...

09:22 min ( January 05, 2009 by iiooiiooXENUooiiooii)
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As the humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens, many families are being displaced. About people have fled their homes because of Israel's continuing assault on Gaza. Many lived on the outskirts of the St...

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Interesting facts about this location

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 31.42, 35.79 (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


Rabba is a town in Jordan in the governorate of Al Karak. It is about 15 kilometers away from the city of Karak itself. It has a population of about 9,000.

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Located at 31.42, 35.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Karak Governorate

Wadi Mujib

Wadi Mujib, historically known as Arnon, is a gorge in Jordan which enters the Dead Sea at 410 meters below sea level. The Mujib Reserve of Wadi Mujib is the lowest nature reserve in the world, located in the mountainous landscape to the east of the Dead Sea, approximately 90 km south of Amman.

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Located at 31.42, 35.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Jordan, Landforms of Jordan, Nature reserves in Jordan


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.

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Located at 31.42, 35.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 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

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