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Abu Gharah Destination Guide

Explore Abu Gharah in Jordan.

Abu Gharah in the region of Jordan (general) is a town in Jordan - some 26 mi (or 43 km) North-East of Amman, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Abu Gharah is now 05:44 AM (Monday). 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, Damascus, Thughrat al Jubb, Qasr al Hallabat, Irbid or Haifa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al Qihati and Abu Gharah. 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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Jordania 2008 Gerasa

04:02 min ( May 04, 2008 by gatonegrozz)
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Recorrido por las ruinas romanas de Gerasa, a la que se conoce como "la Pompeya de Oriente Medio"

Alon Barak - Raptor90 FBL

07:27 min ( July 12, 2010 by Adriano Neto)
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Alon flying his Raptor 90 with Vbar system at israeli funfly. 09/July/2010

Tel Aviv Cockpit Landing A333

07:30 min ( March 16, 2012 by dnhug)
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Including some wingviewed timelapses of the approach and taxi, and the landing from the jumpseat. Route : Zürich - Tel Aviv Airbus A330-300 by SWISS International See the Landing in Chicago here: www...


10:26 min ( September 30, 2012 by Seth Grant)
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Filmed by: Andrew Ferrio Epispongiosum Dominator Author Friend & Cohort

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Interesting facts about this location

Qasr al Hallabat

Qasr al Hallabat is a town in the Amman Governorate of north-western Jordan. The town is named after the Umayyad castle located there. Also located in the town is the Qasr Hammam As Sarah. It is located north-east of the capital of Amman.

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Located at 32.17, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Jordan, Populated places in the Amman Governorate, Umayyad palaces

Hashemite University

The Hashemite University (الجامعة الهاشمية), often abbreviated HU, is a state-supported university located in Zarqa, Jordan. The Hashemite University has a comprehensive campus with a total built-up area of 300,000 square metres, designed in four phases. The fourth design phase was completed in 2005, exceeding 50,000 sqm.

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Located at 32.17, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1992, Universities in Jordan, Zarqa Governorate

Dawson's Field hijackings

In the Dawson's Field hijackings (September 6, 1970), four jet aircraft bound for New York City and one for London were hijacked by members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. By the end of the incident, one hijacker had been killed and one injury reported. TWA Flight 741 from Frankfurt am Main and Swissair Flight 100 from Zürich-Kloten Airport landed at Dawson's Field, a remote desert airstrip near Zarka, Jordan, formerly used as a British Royal Air Force base.

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Located at 32.17, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1970 in Jordan, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 747, Accidents and incidents involving the Vickers VC10, Aircraft hijackings, Antisemitism in Bahrain, Antisemitism in Belgium, Antisemitism in Egypt, Antisemitism in Germany, Antisemitism in Jordan, Antisemitism in Switzerland, Antisemitism in the Netherlands, Antisemitism in the United States, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1970, Aviation accidents and incidents in Egypt, Aviation accidents and incidents in Jordan, BOAC accidents and incidents, El Al accidents and incidents, Palestinian terrorism, Palestinian terrorist incidents in Europe, Pan American World Airways accidents and incidents, Swissair accidents and incidents, Terrorist attacks attributed to Palestinian militant groups, Terrorist incidents in 1970, Trans World Airlines accidents and incidents

Umm el-Jimal

Umm el-Jimal, also known as Umm al-Jimal or Umm idj-Djimal, is a village in Northern Jordan approximately 17 kilometers east of Mafraq. It is primarily notable for the substantial ruins of a Byzantine and early Islamic town which are clearly visible above the ground, as well as an older Roman village (locally referred to as al-Herri) located to the southwest of the Byzantine ruins.

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Located at 32.17, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeology, Populated places in the Mafraq Governorate, Tourism in Jordan


for the village in Saudi Arabia see Mafraq, Saudi Arabia Mafraq Cityمدينة المفرق —  City  — The Tank Circle in Mafraq Official seal of Mafraq City Mafraq is located in JordanMafraq CityMafraq City Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|16|0|N|36|09|20|E|type:city(56340)_region:JO | |name= }} Country Jordan Province Mafraq Governorate Municipality established 1945 Government  • Mayor Abdullah yarqan Area  • City 14 km  • Metro 128 km Elevation 700 m Population (2004)  • City 56,340  • Metro 122,000 Time zone GMT +2  • Summer  +3 Area code(s) +(962)2 Website http://www.

More reading: Mafraq homepage
Located at 32.17, 36.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Mafraq Governorate