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Karak Destination Guide

Touring Karak in Jordan.

Karak in the region of Karak with it's 21,678 citizens is located in Jordan - some 56 mi (or 90 km) South of Amman, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Karak in Jordan

Time in Karak is now 08:09 AM (Tuesday). 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: Damascus, Zarqa, Ayy, Ar Rabbah, Amman or Beersheba. Being here already, consider visiting Zahum, Mu'tah, Mirwad, Mihna, Middin and Karak. 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

25°C / 77 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1003.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 24th of May 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Thursday, 25th of May 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 15°C (58 °F)
Friday, 26th of May 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)

Videos

The Crusaders Castle of Karak

05:56 min ( May 18, 2010 by globekarter)
Views: 1,059 - Rating: 5/5

A short visit to this impressive place

Great castle great hotel Youngtraveller...

02:12 min ( December 05, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 313 - Rating: 1/5

Preview of Youngtravellers's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about the...


Sodom and Gomorrah Phungster's photos ar...

02:05 min ( February 14, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW1)
Views: 608 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Phungster's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...

8 Tag am Toten Meer - Karak Jordan (wad...

02:00 min ( December 15, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 366 - Rating: 0/5

A TripAdvisor TripWow video of a travel blog to Wadi Numeira, Jordan by TravelPod blogger Netsrotj. See this TripWow and more at tripwow.tripadvisor.com 8.Tag am Toten Meer "Am nächsten Morgen sind W...


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Interesting facts about this location

Karak Governorate

Karak is one of the governorates of Jordan, located south-west of Amman, Jordan's capital. Its capital is Al Karak. It borders Madaba and the Capital Governorates to the north, Ma'an Governorate from the east, Tafilah Governorate from the south, and the Dead Sea form the west.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.16, 35.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Governorates of Jordan, Karak Governorate

Al Karak

Karak (also Kerak) is a city in Jordan that is known for the famous crusader castle Kerak. The castle is one of the three largest castles in the region, the other two being in Syria. Karak is the capital city of Karak Governorate. Karak, once a Kingdom, lies 140 km to the south of Amman on the King's Highway. An ancient Crusader stronghold, it is situated on a hilltop about 1000 meters above sea level and is surrounded on three sides by a valley. Karak has a view of the Dead Sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.16, 35.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Moab, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in the Karak Governorate

Kerak

Kerak Castle is a large crusader castle located in Kerak in Jordan. It is one of the largest crusader castles in the Levant. Construction of the castle began in the 1140s, under Pagan, Fulk of Jerusalem's butler. The Crusaders called it Crac des Moabites or "Karak in Moab", as it is frequently referred to in history books. Kerak should not be confused with Krak des Chevaliers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.16, 35.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Jordan, Crusader castles

Rabba

Rabba is a town in Jordan in the governorate of Al Karak. It is about 15 kilometers away from the city of Karak itself. It has a population of about 9,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.16, 35.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Karak Governorate

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