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Madaba Destination Guide

Discover Madaba in Jordan!

Madaba in the region of Madaba with it's 82,335 habitants is a town located in Jordan - some 19 mi (or 30 km) South-West of Amman, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Madaba in Jordan

Local time in Madaba is now 02:45 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Umm al Qanafidh, Kufayrat Abu Khinan or Beersheba. When in this area, you might want to check out Umm Juraysat, Sufah, Qubur 'Abd Allah, Natl, Murayjimat Ibn Hamid and Dulaylat al Mutayrat as well. We found some clips posted online. 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

15°C / 59 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Night Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 957.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 25th of November 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Sunday, 26th of November 2017
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 5°C (40 °F)
Monday, 27th of November 2017
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)

Videos

Jordanien - Madaba

05:42 min ( February 24, 2012 by Lars Hoffmann)
Views: 373 - Rating: 0/5

Madaba liegt rund 35 km südlich der jordanischen Hauptstadt Amman, nicht weit vom Berg Nebo. Die 70.000 Einwohnerstadt taucht mehrfach in der Bibel auf und ist heute besonders wegen der Mosaikkarte i...

Mt Nebo Jordan River Dead Sea Dana by...

02:38 min ( February 12, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW1)
Views: 491 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Diannemurray'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 ...


Madaba-Mt Nebo-Dead Sea-Kerack-Petra Sil...

02:23 min ( November 16, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 374 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Silverfox41'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 v...

Madaba Mount Nebo and the Hot Springs ...

02:38 min ( December 14, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 313 - Rating: 0/5

A TripAdvisor TripWow video of a travel blog to Madaba, Jordan by TravelPod blogger Ashleyheacock. See this TripWow and more at tripwow.tripadvisor.com Madaba, Mount Nebo, and the Hot Springs "I get o...


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Interesting facts about this location

Madaba Map

The Madaba Map (also known as the Madaba Mosaic Map) is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. The Madaba Map is a map of the Middle East. Part of it contains the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. It dates to the 6th century AD.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.72, 35.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Byzantine art, History of Jerusalem, History of Jordan, Maps, Mosaics

Madaba

Madaba, is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, which has a population of about 60,000. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land. Madaba is located 30 kilometers south-west of the capital Amman.

More reading: Madaba homepage
Located at 31.72, 35.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Moab, Populated places in the Madaba Governorate, Torah places

Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo is an elevated ridge in Jordan, approximately 817 meters (2680 feet) above sea level, mentioned in the Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he would never enter. The view from the summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and, to the north, a more limited one of the valley of the River Jordan. The West Bank city of Jericho is usually visible from the summit, as is Jerusalem on a very clear day.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.72, 35.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hebrew Bible mountains, Jewish Jordanian history, Mountains of Jordan, Ridges, Tourism in Jordan

Mount Pisgah (Bible)

Some translators of the biblical book of Deuteronomy translate Pisgah (פִּסְגָּה) as a name of a mountain, usually referring to Mount Nebo. The region is directly east of the Jordan River and just northeast of the Dead Sea. Mount Nebo (31°45.9'N 35°43.1'E) is the highest among a handful of Pisgah summits; an arid cluster of hilltops on the western edge of the Trans-Jordanian Plateau.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.72, 35.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible mountains

Abarim

Abarim is a mountain range across Jordan, to the east and south-east of the Dead Sea, extending from Mount Nebo — its highest point — in the north, perhaps to the Arabian desert in the south. The Vulgate gives its etymological meaning as passages. Its northern part was called Phasga (or Pisgah), and the highest peak of Phasga was Mount Nebo . From "the top of Pisgah," i.e. , Mount Nebo, an area which belonged to Moab, Moses surveyed the Promised Land, and there he died .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.72, 35.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Jordan, Torah places

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