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Aqaba Destination Guide

Delve into Aqaba in Jordan!

Aqaba in the region of Aqaba with it's 95,048 residents is a city in Jordan - some 177 mi (or 284 km) South of Amman, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Aqaba in Jordan

Current time in Aqaba is now 09:43 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: Tabuk, Damascus, Khashm al Qatrah, Amman, Tyre or Ad Durrah. While being here, make sure to check out Al Burj, Aqaba, Eilot, Eilat, Tall al Khalifah and Askan al Mina 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.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 80 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 969.7 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 1st of March 2017
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Friday, 3rd of March 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)

Videos

MySecretJordan com goes to the Intercont...

06:16 min ( July 02, 2012 by MySecretJordan0com)
Views: 2,289 - Rating: 5/5

Www.mysecretjordan.com travelled to Aqaba in early June to visit the sandy beached resort of Intercontinental Aqaba. We spent most of out time poolside or out on the boats having loads of fun. Subscri...

Aqaba dunes hotel suites

01:01 min ( December 17, 2011 by TheHuman74)
Views: 1,164 - Rating: 5/5

Aqaba dunes hotel suites in aqaba jordan


Jordanie : Aqaba et Wadi Rum Je_to_fajn'...

02:38 min ( November 23, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 670 - Rating: 1/5

Preview of Je_to_fajn's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

Moevenpick Resort Aqaba Traveler Photos ...

01:17 min ( October 29, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWh)
Views: 814 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Hotels (a TripAdvisor company) Traveler Photos Of Moevenpick Resort Aqaba Check Rates at: www.travelpod.com Reviews for Moevenpick Resort Aqa...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Aqaba during the next days.

02
Mar
2017

Eilat

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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20
Apr
2017

BLiSS - Funjoya Eilat

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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21
Apr
2017

Vini Vici

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Major7/X-noiZe/Seven Monkeys/ - MAJOR7 @ Funjoya Eilat

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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28
Apr
2017

Upgrade - Baraka In Eilat

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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11
May
2017

BUBBLE

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Aqaba

For the town in the West Bank, see Aqabah, West Bank. Aqabaالعقبة —  City  — File:Aqaba3. jpg Official seal of Aqaba Nickname(s): The Bride of the Red Sea Motto: Turn Sand Into Gold Aqaba is located in JordanAqabaAqaba Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:29.5167|N|35|E|type:city(103100)_region:JO|||| | |name= }} Country 22x20px Jordan Governorate Aqaba Governorate Founded 3989 B.C.

More reading: Aqaba homepage
Located at 29.53, 35.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Aqaba, Battlefields, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Edom, Eilat, Hebrew Bible places, Populated places in the Aqaba Governorate, Port cities and towns of the Red Sea, Port cities in the Arabian Peninsula, Tourism in Jordan

Ezion-Geber

Ezion-Geber was a city of Idumea, a biblical seaport on the northern extremity of the Gulf of Aqaba, in the area of modern Aqaba and Eilat.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.53, 35.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Eilat, Hebrew Bible cities

Kings City

Kings City is a biblical theme park in Eilat, Israel, which was inaugurated in June 2005. It required an investment of about USD 40 million. It is owned by "Africa Israel", "Elran d.d. Real Estate ltd" and a Swiss investor. The park can handle 4500 visitors per day. In December 2005, Africa Israel, one of the three owners of Kings City, and another Israeli firm, Polar International, announced they had signed a deal to build a giant amusement park in South Carolina at a cost of USD 360 million.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.53, 35.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Amusement parks in Israel, Eilat

Eilat Airport

Eilat Airport, also known as J. Hozman Airport, is an Israeli airport located in the city of Eilat. It mostly handles domestic flights to Tel Aviv and Haifa with international flights operating instead to Ovda International Airport, but a few international flights on aircraft that can handle the relatively short runway use Eilat as well. Eilat Airport is located in the central area of the city, next to Route 90 (The Arava Road).

More reading: Eilat Airport homepage
Located at 29.53, 35.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Airports established in 1949, Airports in Israel, Eilat

King Hussein International Airport

Aqaba Airport (also known as King Hussein Int´l Airport) is an airport located in the vicinity of Industrial City (Aqaba International Industrial Estate - مدينة العقبة الصناعية الدولية), northern suburb of Aqaba in Jordan. The location of Aqaba is unusual, for within a 15 miles (24 km) radius there are three other countries, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel. The airport has a single runway equipped with a category 1 instrument landing system (ILS).

More reading: King Hussein International Airport homepage
Located at 29.53, 35.01 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Jordan, Aqaba

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