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Al Fakhirah Destination Guide

Explore Al Fakhirah in Jordan.

Al Fakhirah in the region of Irbid is a town in Jordan - some 24 mi (or 38 km) North-West of Amman, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Al Fakhirah

Current time in Al Fakhirah is now 10:32 PM (Sunday). 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, Aleppo, Damascus, Sakhrah, Raymun or Antioch. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sakib, Rajib, Kufrinjah, Khirbat Najdah, Khirbat as Salus and Anjarah. 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

11°C / 52 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 956.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Monday, 18th of February 2019
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of February 2019
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of February 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)


Koncert Jordániában (Magna Cum Lauda ...

03:56 min ( November 19, 2012 by 6traveller1)
Views: 311 - Rating: 5/5

Az Anubis Travel "Éneklő vándor" című produkciójának különlegessége az, hogy elsőrangú magyar művészeket egyedülálló történelmi helyszínen csodálhatunk meg, nyaralással egybeköt...

Large Fairy Shrimp swimming (Crustacea: ...

01:46 min ( May 27, 2011 by WoodedWanderer)
Views: 1,704 - Rating: 5/5

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...

Niezwykły Świat - Izrael - Jerycho - G...

01:59 min ( January 30, 2011 by videoirek)
Views: 5,805 - Rating: 5/5

Na północ od Jerycha położona jest słynna Góra Kuszenia, miejsce zgodnie z tradycją biblijną, gdzie był kuszony Pan Jezus przez szatana w trakcie czterdziestodniowego postu i pobytu na pustyn...

Inside Story-Annapolis:Middle East peace...

12:18 min ( November 28, 2007 by AlJazeeraEnglish)
Views: 1,476 - Rating: 4.81818/5

Diplomats from Arab leagues and nations descend on America's city for peace deal

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Interesting facts about this location

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 32.24, 35.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible rivers, Rivers of Jordan


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 32.24, 35.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Book of Genesis, Jacob, Torah places

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 32.24, 35.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Dams completed in 1977, Dams in Jordan, Geography of Jordan

Tulul adh-Dhahab

The Tulul adh-Dhahab, Jordan, are two adjacent tells in the Zarqa River valley, a sidevalley of the Jordan Valley about an hour's drive northwest of Amman in Jordan. The western of the twin hills was populated at least from Bronze Age to Late Antiquity, a beginning of settlement in the Neolithic period is also possible. After the collapse of the ancient buildings probably by an earthquake in Late Antiquity there was no subsequent settlement on the site.

More reading: Tulul adh-Dhahab homepage
Located at 32.24, 35.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman sites in Jordan

Tell Hammeh

Tell Hammehis a relatively small tell in the central Jordan Valley, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, located where the Zarqa River valley opens into the Jordan Valley. It is close to several of the larger tells in this part of the Jordan Valley (e.g.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.24, 35.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan

Quote of the moment

An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.

Iain Sinclair