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Umm Sawwanah Destination Guide

Explore Umm Sawwanah in Jordan.

Umm Sawwanah in the region of Karak is a town in Jordan - some 65 mi (or 105 km) South of Amman, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Umm Sawwanah

Current time in Umm Sawwanah is now 08:29 PM (Saturday). 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: Damascus, Jehra, Izra, Ayy, Ath Thaniyah or Karak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wadi Sararah, Umm Zaba'ir, Umm Sawwanah, Umm al Khanazir, Rujm Umm 'Alandah and Al 'Iraq. 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

16°C / 60 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 98%
Air Pressure 1012.2 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 16th of December 2018
Broken clouds, calm.
Broken clouds Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Monday, 17th of December 2018
Light rain, calm, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Tuesday, 18th of December 2018
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)

Videos

Roberto Rognoni - I COLORI DI PETRA

06:30 min ( March 04, 2011 by roberto rognoni)
Views: 1,824 - Rating: 5/5

I COLORI DI PETRA - Giordania (2011) Petra, una delle sette meraviglie del mondo moderno, antica città dei Nabatei, risulta essere uno dei siti storici più ricchi d'atmosfera. Situata in un profondo...

Wadi Bin Hammad Al - Karak Jordan

00:55 min ( May 19, 2009 by Nusa Mohd)
Views: 3,278 - Rating: 4.2/5

The amazing Wadi Bin Hammad near Al - Karak city , Jordan. One of the most beautiful places in the Middle east... As soon as we enter bin Hammad, you shall see a new world with beautiful hanging garde...


Jordan 09-10_01_From Madaba to the Dead ...

08:12 min ( January 15, 2010 by Giovanni Oddone)
Views: 1,558 - Rating: 0/5

Jordan 2009-10 - Giordania 2009-10 From Madaba to the Dead Sea Da Madaba al Mar Morto

Ein gedi- Israel

03:25 min ( May 27, 2009 by 401gal)
Views: 2,464 - Rating: 0/5

Miriam & me visiting Kibbuz Ein gadi the botanical garden the Dead Sea - the lowest place on eart To my friend Miriam


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Interesting facts about this location

Zoara

Zoara, the biblical Zoar, previously called Bela, was one of the five cities of the plain of Jordan in Genesis in the Tanakh or Old Testament, which escaped the "brimstone and fire" which destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, for having sheltered Lot and his daughters. It is mentioned by Josephus; Ptolemy (V, xvi, 4); and by Eusebius and Saint Jerome in the Onomasticon. Zoara is also a Roman Catholic titular see of Palestina Tertia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.04, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible places, Titular sees in Asia

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 31.04, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Moab, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in the Karak Governorate

Wadi Zered

The Wadi Zered is a wadi in western Jordan. Also known in Jordan as Wadi-Hasa. In ancient times it was the boundary between Moab and Edom. Mentioned in the Torah. The wadi is very big and long and ends in the Dead Sea in the town Safe (Al-Safi). The Wadi area is full of farmers which use the water for mostly vegetables like tomatoes and melons.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.04, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Landforms of Jordan, Wadi

Tafilah

for the village in Yemen see Tafilah, Yemen At-Tafilah (also spelled Tafila) is a town with a population of 39,000 people in southern Jordan, located 183 kilometers southwest of Amman. It is the capital of Tafilah Governorate. It is well known for having green gardens which contain olive and fig trees, and grape-vines. Tafilah was first built by the Edomites and was called Tophel.

More reading: Tafilah homepage
Located at 31.04, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Tafilah Governorate

Bab edh-Dhra

Bab edh-Dhra (bāb al-dhrā') is the site of an Early Bronze Age city located near the Dead Sea, on the south bank of Wadi Kerak. Artifacts from Bab edh-Dhra are on display at Karak Archaeological Museum in Jordan; and the Kelso Bible Lands Museum housed at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.04, 35.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Former populated places in Southwest Asia

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