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Ajaj Destination Guide

Explore Ajaj in Jordan.

Ajaj in the region of Irbid is a town in Jordan - some 52 mi (or 84 km) North of Amman, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Ajaj

Current time in Ajaj is now 07:02 AM (Tuesday). 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, Khirbat 'Uyun, Aleppo, Fiq, Damascus or Antioch. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tall al Qasr, Umm Qays, Umm al Jurayn, Saydur, Malka and HaOn. 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

23°C / 73 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 990.3 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 17th of October 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)
Thursday, 18th of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Friday, 19th of October 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 9°C (49 °F)


Gadara Museum

06:21 min ( March 07, 2012 by adonyenana)
Views: 1,422 - Rating: 5/5

This film is about the Gadara Museum. Gadara Museum or Umm-Qais Museum is one of the many distinguished museums in Jordan, which are located in many Jordanian archeological cities. The Museum was a di...

Hippos Golan Heights

02:32 min ( November 21, 2010 by Zahi Shaked)
Views: 375 - Rating: 5/5

Hippos is an archaeological site in Israel, located on a hill overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Between the 3rd century BC and the 7th century AD, Hippos was the site of a Greco-Roman city. Besides the ...

Hamat Gader - Hot Springs - Parrot Show ...

02:41 min ( May 24, 2011 by VillageIsrael)
Views: 2,770 - Rating: 5/5

One of the most beautiful and popular health retreats in the Roman Empire was in Hamat Gader on the southern ascent to the Golan Heights. Today you can see the remains of the incredible Roman Baths an...

Highway 98 - Golan Heights - Stunning Vi...

00:59 min ( May 10, 2011 by VillageIsrael)
Views: 381 - Rating: 0/5

If you love Highway 1 on the California coast, then you'll love Highway 98 ascending the Golan Heights from the top of the mountains down to Hamat Gader on the way back to Tiberias. We recommend drivi...

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Interesting facts about this location

Hamat Gader

Hamat Gader is a site in the Yarmouk River valley, near the Sea of Galilee in the Golan Heights. The name means "hot springs of Gadara", referring to the several mineral springs with temperatures up to 50°C. Gadara, modern Umm Qais in Jordan, is 4 kilometres away. Hamat Gader is located close to the junction of the boundary between the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights and Jordan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.68, 35.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites on the Golan Heights, Hot springs of Israel, Populated places in the Golan Heights, Resorts in Israel, Roman sites in Israel, Springs of Israel

Yarmouk River

The Yarmouk River is the largest tributary of the Jordan River. It drains much of the Hauran Plateau. It is one of three main tributaries which enter the Jordan between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. To the south, are the Jabbok/Zarqa and the Arnon/Wadi Mujib) rivers. The Yarmouk forms the border between Israel and Jordan close to the Jordan Valley and between Syria and Jordan further upstream. It is the southern boundary of the Golan Heights.

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Located at 32.68, 35.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Great Rift Valley, Hebrew Bible rivers, International rivers of Asia, Israel–Jordan border, Israel–Jordan relations, Jordan River basin, Jordan–Syria border, Rivers of Israel, Rivers of Jordan, Rivers of Syria


Ohalo is the common designation for the archaeological site Ohalo II in the vicinity of the Sea of Galilee, and one of the best preserved hunter-gatherer archaeological sites of the Last Glacial Maximum, having been radiocarbon dated to around 19,400 BP. The site is significant because of the numerous fruit and cereal grain remains preserved therein, (intact ancient plant remains being exceedingly rare finds due to their quick decomposition).

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Located at 32.68, 35.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Israel, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Neolithic, Prehistoric sites in Israel

Fik Airfield

Fik Airfield is an Israeli airfield located in the Golan Heights, near the Israeli settlement and kibbutz Afik. The airfield is used for private aviation activity and operated by the Golan Regional Council. Fik has seen traffic drop in recent years, but is used by Elbit Systems to test their Unmanned aerial vehicles. The airfield was the site of Israel's 2001 Kart racing championship, and there is talk of converting it into a race track.

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Located at 32.68, 35.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Israeli-occupied territories, Golan Heights

Near East

The Near East is a geographical term that covers different countries for geographers, archaeologists, and historians, on the one hand, and for political scientists, economists, and journalists, on the other. The term originally applied to the maximum extent of the Ottoman Empire, which had been settled to the north by the Great Turkish War of the late 17th century, ending with the Treaty of Karlowitz, June 26, 1699.

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Located at 32.68, 35.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Near East, Western Asia

Quote of the moment

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

Clifton Fadiman