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Zahar Destination Guide

Explore Zahar in Jordan.

Zahar in the region of Irbid with it's 4,150 inhabitants is a town in Jordan - some 43 mi (or 70 km) North of Amman, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Zahar in Jordan

Current time in Zahar is now 09:02 PM (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, Aleppo, Damascus, Umm Qays, Tibnah or Antioch. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zimal, Zahar, Qumaym, Kafr Asad, Irbid and At Tayyibah. 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

13°C / 56 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 95%
Air Pressure 998.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 17th of January 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Thursday, 18th of January 2018
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Friday, 19th of January 2018
Light rain, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: -2°C (29 °F)

Videos

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...

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...


Ajloun Castle Jordan

01:11 min ( September 16, 2007 by kzoo3)
Views: 3,595 - Rating: 5/5

Near Irbid

Al-Rafeed

00:49 min ( April 02, 2008 by xhail77)
Views: 1,828 - Rating: 5/5

Country Drive home


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Zahar during the next days.

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Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Irbid

Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. It also has the second largest metropolitan population in Jordan after Amman, with a population of around 660,000, and is located about 70 km north of Amman on the northern ridge of the Gilead, equidistant from Pella, Beit Ras, and Um Qais. The city of Irbid is the third largest city in Jordan by population. Metropolitan Irbid is the second largest.

More reading: Irbid homepage
Located at 32.57, 35.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Irbid, Populated places in the Irbid Governorate

Abila (Peraea)

Abila – also, Biblical: Abel-Shittim or Ha-Shittim (or simply Shittim) – was an ancient city east of the Jordan River in Moab, later Peraea, near Livias, about twelve km northeast of the north shore of the Dead Sea; the site is now that of Abil-ez-Zeit, Jordan. Abel-Shittim (Hebrew meaning "Meadow of the Acacias"), is found only in Num. xxxiii.49; but Ha-Shittim (Hebrew meaning "The Acacias"), evidently the same place, is mentioned in Num. xxv.1, Josh. iii.1, and Micah, vi.5.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.57, 35.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Jordan, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Hellenistic colonies, Torah places

Abila (Decapolis)

Abila Dekapoleos – Abila in the Decapolis or Abila was an ancient city, near the Hieromax river in the Decapolis; the site is occupied by two tells and the village of Hartha, approximately 13 km north-northeast of Irbid, Jordan. The site is 25 km east of the Sea of Galilee and 4 km south of Wadi Yarmouk river. The name "Abila" is derived from the Semitic word Abel (in Hebrew, "meadow" and in Arabic, "green growth")

More reading: Abila (Decapolis) homepage
Located at 32.57, 35.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greek sites in Jordan, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Former populated places in Jordan, Hellenistic colonies, Titular sees in Asia

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 32.57, 35.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 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

Raphana

Raphana, in present-day north of Jordan, was a city of the Decapolis. It is thought to lie north of Umm Qais in the Abilene plain. The city was the base camp of the Roman legions Legio III Gallica and of Legio XII Fulminata.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.57, 35.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Decapolis, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Populated places in Jordan, Roman towns and cities in Jordan

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