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Explore Ad Dayr in Jordan.

Ad Dayr in the region of Irbid is a place in Jordan - some 31 mi (or 50 km) North-West of Amman, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ad Dayr in Jordan

Current time in Ad Dayr is now 07:07 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Aleppo, Damascus, Kafr ad Durrah, Farah or Antioch. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Subayrah, Kurkumah, Kurayyimah, Kufrinjah, Khirbat al Wahadinah and Halawah. We saw 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

21°C / 69 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 46%
Air Pressure 995 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Broken clouds.
Broken clouds Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Thursday, 21st of December 2017
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)


Large Fairy Shrimp swimming (Crustacea: ...

01:46 min ( May 27, 2011 by WoodedWanderer)
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Walking in Ajloun Nature Reserve, Jordan, my partner and I peered into the "wine press" wells that were carved into stone ~1800 years ago by the Romans. These wells had filled partway with rainwater a...

Snowy Walk to MJ's House I (February 4 ...

07:21 min ( February 04, 2010 by Burtonious25)
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Sakhra, Ajloun - Jordan

Zig zag road ziggy ziggy

02:27 min ( July 09, 2012 by TamaryInc)
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This video was shot on a field trip

Ajloun Castle

01:54 min ( May 02, 2010 by Beran1979)
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A castle in Jordan build first by the nephew of Saladin. Then destroyed by the Mongols. Later rebuild by Mamluks. It has been used until 19 Century but two earthquakes in 1837 and 1924 have severly da...

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Interesting facts about this location

Al Hashimiyya

Al Hashimiyya is a village in the Ajloun Governorate of north-western Jordan. The village is located 7 km northwest of Ajloun, 22 km south of Irbid and 108 km north of Amman. It is near Ajloun Castle and Tell Mar Elias. The largest tribes are Bani 'Ata (بني عطا), Qwaqnah (قواقنة), Gharaibeh (غرايبة), Rababah (ربابعة), Za'areer (زعارير), Abu Sini (ابو صيني) and Haddad (حداد).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.34, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Ajloun Governorate


Halawah (حلاوة) is a village in the in Ajloun Governorate. Along with Al Hashimiyya and Al Wahadinah it makes up the Ash Shefa Municipality. Most of the people are from the Najadat (نجادات) family.

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Located at 32.34, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Ajloun Governorate

Tell Mar Elias

Tell Mar Elias is a hill in the Ajlun region of North Jordan. The site, northwest of Ajlun, has long been identified with Tishbe, mentioned in the Bible as the hometown or region of the Prophet Elijah (Elias or Eliya, in Arabic). The remains of one of the largest known Byzantine churches in Jordan can also be found at the site. Artifacts from this site including marble carvings and small metal religious objects are on display at the Ajloun Castle Museum. \t\t \t\t\tMar Elias Lower Chapel.

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Located at 32.34, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Landforms of Jordan, Tourism in Jordan

Ajlun Castle

Ajloun Castle Arabic: قلعة عجلون‎; transliterated: Qal'at Ajloun; transliterated: is an Ayyubid castle that stands atop Jabal Auf, near Ajloun, in northern Jordan. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|19|30.75|N|35|43|38.21|E| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 32.34, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:1180s architecture, Ajloun Governorate, Arabic architecture, Ayyubid architecture, Castles in Jordan, Mameluk castles, Tourism in Jordan


Ajloun also written Ajlun is the capital town of the Ajloun Governorate . A hilly town in the north of Jordan, located 76 kilometers (around 47 miles) north west of Amman. It is noted for its impressive ruins the 12th century castle which known nowadays as Ajlun Castle. The Ajlun Governorate has a population of over 142000 widespread in twenty seven villages and towns and area about 420 km.

More reading: Ajloun homepage
Located at 32.34, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Ajloun Governorate

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