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Touring Ira in Jordan.

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

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Time in Ira is now 04:43 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Homs, Damascus, Latakia, Wadi Al Seer or Haifa. Being here already, consider visiting Yarqa, Majdala, Khirbat Sha'tha, Khirbat Ayyub, Khirbat al Haddadah and Salt. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Niezwykly Swiat - Jordania - Gora Nebo

01:51 min ( December 02, 2010 by videoirek)
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Góra z której Mojżesz zobaczył Ziemię Obiecaną i prawdopodobne miejsce ukrycia Arki Przymierza

/(Irag Al-Amir/Jordan)

00:19 min ( May 01, 2011 by DrAyatori)
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Took this video on the hills around Irag Al-Amir, ruin situated Amman suburb. Though it was misted, I coudl see the Dead sea


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Interesting facts about this location

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 31.99, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Balqa Governorate

Karameh

al-Karameh (or simply Karameh) is a town in Jordan, near the Allenby Bridge which spans the Jordan River. The river defines the border between Israel and Jordan. Karameh was also the battleground for one of the main events in the history of the Palestinian national movement. In 1968, the city served as the political and military headquarters of the Palestinian al-Fatah movement, led by Yasser Arafat. On March 21, 1968, Karameh became the site of the Battle of Karameh.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.99, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Jordan

Fuheis

Fuheis (also Fuhais) is a town in the Jordanian governorate of Balqa, just 20 kilometers northwest of Amman. A town of 20,000 residents, Fuheis is the only remaining overtly Christian dominated settlement in Jordan. It is located in an intermediate vicinity to the cities of Salt and Amman.

More reading: Fuheis homepage
Located at 31.99, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Balqa Governorate

Qasr al Abd

Qasr al Abd is a large ruin in western Jordan dating from approximately 200BC, and standing in the valley of Wadi Seer, approximately 17 kilometres west of Amman, close to the village of `Iraq al Amir.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.99, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:3rd-century BC architecture, Archaeological sites in Jordan

Moab

Moab is the historical name for a mountainous strip of land in Jordan. The land lies alongside much of the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. The existence of the Kingdom of Moab is attested to by numerous archeological findings, most notably the Mesha Stele, which describes the Moabite victory over an unnamed son of King Omri of Israel. The Moabite capital was Dibon. In Biblical times, the nation was often in conflict with its Israelite neighbours to the west.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.99, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Ancient history of Jordan, Ancient peoples, Hebrew Bible nations, Moab, Semitic peoples, Southern Levant, Torah places

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