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Ar Ruwayhah Destination Guide

Touring Ar Ruwayhah in Jordan.

Ar Ruwayhah in the region of Irbid is located in Jordan - some 25 mi (or 40 km) North-West of Amman, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ar Ruwayhah in Jordan

Time in Ar Ruwayhah is now 02:38 PM (Monday). 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, Aleppo, Damascus, Kufrinjah, Khirbat al Mudari or Antioch. Being here already, consider visiting Sulayman an Nasir, Rajib, Mazar Abu 'Ubaydah, Kurayyimah, Khirbat Maysarah and Bayyudah. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

20°C / 67 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 957.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Thursday, 21st of December 2017
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)


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...

Jordan Bus 2

02:00 min ( March 31, 2011 by nek0mask55)
Views: 136 - Rating: 5/5

Went up to Jerusalem from Amman by bus.Jordan got on the bus. .Jordan monté dans le bus

Palestina amara terra mia amara e bell...

08:25 min ( February 02, 2012 by Urbano Cipriani)
Views: 373 - Rating: 5/5

La lotta di una famiglia contadina palestinese per la difesa della propria terra dall'attacco continuato dei coloni israeliani. Questa versione è in HD. Dal blog di Mirco Tomasi: The safety of the mo...

Ajloun Castle

01:54 min ( May 02, 2010 by Beran1979)
Views: 289 - Rating: 0/5

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

Deir Alla

Deir Alla, is the site of an ancient Near Eastern town thought to be the biblical Pethor.

More reading: Deir Alla homepage
Located at 32.21, 35.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Populated places in the Balqa Governorate


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 32.21, 35.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Book of Genesis, Jacob, Torah places

City of Adam

The City of Adam stood "beside Zarethan" on the east bank of the Jordan, it is called also "Damia". According to the Book of Joshua, the flow of the water was arrested, and rose up "upon an heap" at the time of the Israelites' passing over. This village includes a number of families that belong to Abbad clans, such as Masalha and Ramadneh.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.21, 35.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible places, Populated places in Jordan

Jordan Rift Valley

The Jordan Rift Valley is an elongated depression located in modern-day Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories. This geographic region includes the Jordan River, Jordan Valley, Hula Valley, Lake Tiberias and the Dead Sea, the lowest land elevation on Earth. The valley continues to the Red Sea, incorporating Arabah and the shorelines of the Gulf of Aqaba.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.21, 35.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Jordan, Geography of the West Bank, Great Rift Valley, Regions of Israel, Southern Levant, Valleys of Israel

Damia Bridge

The Damia Bridge, also known as the Adam Bridge, is a bridge over the Jordan River between the West Bank and Jordan. It is about 50 km north of Jericho and is the location of an Israeli border checkpoint. In Operation Markolet (known as the Night of the bridges) on the night of 16-17 June 1946, the bridge was blown up by Haganah forces. Nearby, east of the river, is the small mound known as Tell Adamiyeh, which has long been identified as the site of the Biblical City of Adam.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.21, 35.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Bridges in Jordan, Bridges over the Jordan River, Israel–Jordan border crossings, Jordan–West Bank border crossings

Quote of the moment

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.

Fitzhugh Mullan