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Explore Allan in Jordan.

Allan in the region of Balqa is a town in Jordan - some 16 mi (or 26 km) North-West of Amman, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Allan is now 03:46 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, Homs, Damascus, Latakia, Yarqa or Haifa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Umm Jawzah, Umm al 'Amad, Umm ad Dananir, Sumiya, Rujm al Midmar and Al Yazidiyah. 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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Interesting facts about this location

International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East

The International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) is an independent laboratory formally created under the auspices of UNESCO on 30 May 2002. It is located in Allan, by the Al-Balqa nahia of the Balqa governorate of Jordan. The founding members of SESAME are Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, the Palestinian Authority, and Turkey.

More reading: International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East homepage
Located at 32.12, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East, International nuclear energy organizations, International research institutes, Research institutes in Jordan, Synchrotron radiation facilities

Penuel

Penuel (Hebrew פְּנוּאֵל), also known as the "face of God", is a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan River and north of the river Jabbok. It is also called "Peniel" by Jacob, meaning 'face of God', "It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared. " Here Jacob wrestled "with a man" "till the break of day. " A town was afterward built there . The men of this place refused to give bread to Gideon and his 300 men when they were in pursuit of the Midianites .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.12, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Book of Genesis, Jacob, Torah places

Zarqa River

The Zarqa River is the second largest tributary of the lower Jordan River, after the Yarmouk River. It is the third largest river in the region by annual discharge, and its watershed encompasses the most densely populated areas east of the Jordan River. It rises in springs near Amman, and flows through a deep and broad valley (which is identified with the biblical Jabbok River) into the Jordan, at an elevation 1,090 meters lower.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.12, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible rivers, Rivers of Jordan

King Talal Dam

The King Talal Dam is a large dam in the hills of northern Jordan, across the Zarqa River. The King Talal dam was started in 1971, with the original construction being completed in 1977. In 1984, to meet the country's increased water demands, work to raise the dam further was begun, a project that was completed in 1988 at a cost of $90 million. The dam is named after King Talal of Jordan, a monarch who briefly reigned from July 20, 1951 to August 11, 1952.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.12, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Dams completed in 1977, Dams in Jordan, Geography of Jordan

Salt, Jordan

Salt is an ancient agricultural town and administrative centre in west-central Jordan. It is on the old main highway leading from Amman to Jerusalem. Situated in the Balqa highland, about 790–1100 metres above sea level, the town is built in the crook of three hills, close to the Jordan River valley. One of the three hills is the site of a 13th century ruined fortress. It is the capital of the Balqa Governorate. The Greater Salt Municipality has about 97,000 inhabitants (2006).

More reading: Salt, Jordan homepage
Located at 32.12, 35.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Balqa Governorate