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Khirbat as Sakhinah Destination Guide

Delve into Khirbat as Sakhinah in Jordan!

Khirbat as Sakhinah in the region of Irbid is located in Jordan - some 23 mi (or 37 km) North-West of Amman, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Khirbat as Sakhinah

Current time in Khirbat as Sakhinah is now 06:08 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Aleppo, Damascus, Sakhrah, Kurayyimah or Antioch. While being here, make sure to check out Sakib, Raymun, Rajib, Nahlah, Kufrinjah and Anjarah as well. We discovered 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

17°C / 63 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1017.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 20th of March 2019
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Thursday, 21st of March 2019
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Friday, 22nd of March 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 19°C (65 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °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

Safina, Jordan

As-Safena (al-Sāfinah)is a small village of approximately 1,500 people in the western Ajloun region of north Jordan. It is located in a remote, mountainous area about 10 km from the city of Ajloun. Safena comes from the Arabic word for ship, because the mountain the village stands on looks like a ship. The main sources of income are generally from jobs with the military or agriculture. The village consists of the Zreigat and the Ananza families.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.25, 35.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Ajloun 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 32.25, 35.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Book of Genesis, Jacob, Torah places

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 32.25, 35.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible rivers, Rivers of Jordan

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 32.25, 35.75 (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 32.25, 35.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman sites in Jordan

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