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Abu al Lawqas Destination Guide

Discover Abu al Lawqas in Jordan!

Abu al Lawqas in the region of Irbid is a place located in Jordan - some 47 mi (or 76 km) North of Amman, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Abu al Lawqas in Jordan

Local time in Abu al Lawqas is now 04:20 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Aleppo, Damascus, Ash Shajarah, Irbid or Antioch. When in this area, you might want to check out Tuqbul, Samma, Sal, Qaraqush, Mushayrifah and Ash Shajarah as well. We found some clips posted online. 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

24°C / 75 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 995.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Broken clouds.
Broken clouds Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Thursday, 21st of December 2017
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)

Videos

Um Qais Jcrane's photos around Irbid Jo...

00:53 min ( March 12, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW3)
Views: 136 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Jcrane'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 videos...

Ezreet North of Irbid Jordan

02:31 min ( February 21, 2010 by xhail77)
Views: 448 - Rating: 5/5

Country side..Sorry for the low res


Al-Rafeed

00:49 min ( April 02, 2008 by xhail77)
Views: 1,828 - Rating: 5/5

Country Drive home

Small earh and gaint stars

01:34 min ( October 14, 2008 by tamerkh1)
Views: 1,315 - Rating: 0/5

Could you imagine that size of stars!!


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Abu al Lawqas during the next days.

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Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Dion, Jordan

Dion (alternatively Adun, Idoun, or Aydoun) is the name of an ancient city, which was a member of the Decapolis during the classical period. The exact location of the city is still disputed, but is thought to be a site site near Al Hisn currently known as Aydoun, around the city of Irbid in Jordan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.64, 35.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Decapolis, Former populated places in Jordan, Roman towns and cities in Syria

Abila (Peraea)

Abila – also, Biblical: Abel-Shittim or Ha-Shittim (or simply Shittim) – was an ancient city east of the Jordan River in Moab, later Peraea, near Livias, about twelve km northeast of the north shore of the Dead Sea; the site is now that of Abil-ez-Zeit, Jordan. Abel-Shittim (Hebrew meaning "Meadow of the Acacias"), is found only in Num. xxxiii.49; but Ha-Shittim (Hebrew meaning "The Acacias"), evidently the same place, is mentioned in Num. xxv.1, Josh. iii.1, and Micah, vi.5.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.64, 35.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Jordan, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Hellenistic colonies, Torah places

Abila (Decapolis)

Abila Dekapoleos – Abila in the Decapolis or Abila was an ancient city, near the Hieromax river in the Decapolis; the site is occupied by two tells and the village of Hartha, approximately 13 km north-northeast of Irbid, Jordan. The site is 25 km east of the Sea of Galilee and 4 km south of Wadi Yarmouk river. The name "Abila" is derived from the Semitic word Abel (in Hebrew, "meadow" and in Arabic, "green growth")

More reading: Abila (Decapolis) homepage
Located at 32.64, 35.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greek sites in Jordan, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Jordan, Hellenistic colonies, Titular sees in Asia

Raphana

Raphana, in present-day north of Jordan, was a city of the Decapolis. It is thought to lie north of Umm Qais in the Abilene plain. The city was the base camp of the Roman legions Legio III Gallica and of Legio XII Fulminata.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.64, 35.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Decapolis, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Populated places in Jordan, Roman towns and cities in Jordan

Irbid

Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. It also has the second largest metropolitan population in Jordan after Amman, with a population of around 660,000, and is located about 70 km north of Amman on the northern ridge of the Gilead, equidistant from Pella, Beit Ras, and Um Qais. The city of Irbid is the third largest city in Jordan by population. Metropolitan Irbid is the second largest.

More reading: Irbid homepage
Located at 32.64, 35.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Irbid, Populated places in the Irbid Governorate

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