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As Sukhnah Destination Guide

Delve into As Sukhnah in Jordan!

As Sukhnah in the region of Zarqa is located in Jordan - some 14 mi (or 23 km) North-East of Amman, the country's capital.

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Current time in As Sukhnah is now 04:57 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Uyun adh Dhi'b, Urjan ash Sharqiyah or Russeifa. While being here, make sure to check out Khirbat Makhul, Khirbat Khaww, Khirbat Juraybah, Janna'ah, Hamnanah and As Sukhnah as well. We discovered 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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Alphabets - letter Alif part 1 - writing...

07:02 min ( February 25, 2011 by Hussam Omari)
Views: 770 - Rating: 5/5

This Lesson (The Arabic letter Alif - part 1) helps you to understand how to write and pronounce the first Arabic letter (Alif)

Lost City of Petra

04:56 min ( January 31, 2008 by HSFAFilmClips)
Views: 17,633 - Rating: 4.6/5

A silent color film sequence on the hidden city of Petra c. 1966 from "Lost City of Petra" from Hal, Halla and David Linker's television travelogue series, "Three Wonders of the World". Petra is a UNE...


08:19 min ( May 08, 2012 by inshadnews)
Views: 2,735 - Rating: 4.33333/5

" " .. The Official media coverage for "hearts beats to live hearts" Concert , which was held in Zarqa City - Jordan , in Support with the Syrian people and part of a campaign "be...

Nice trip with my friends in my hometown...

02:58 min ( May 04, 2011 by OAA3100)
Views: 259 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location


Az-Zarqāʔ is a city in Jordan located to the northeast of Amman. Zarqa is the capital of Zarqa Governorate (Arabic محافظة الزرقاء Muħāfazat az-Zarqā). Its name means "the blue one".

More reading: Zarqa homepage
Located at 32.13, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Populated places in the 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.13, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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

Princess Sumaya University for Technology

Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), established in 1991, is a specialized, Non-governmental, Non-profit, Jordanian university, owned by the leading applied research centre in Jordan, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). PSUT’s area of specialization is IT, Communications and Electronics. As a nonprofit institution, PSUT embraces both the public and private sectors, but while akin to public universities in its mission, it is more aligned to the private sector in drive and spirit.

More reading: Princess Sumaya University for Technology homepage
Located at 32.13, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Education in Amman, Educational institutions established in 1991, Entrepreneurship organizations, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Universities in Jordan


Jerash, the Gerasa of Antiquity, is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate (محافظة جرش), which is situated in the north of Jordan, 48 kilometres north of the capital Amman towards Syria. Jerash Governorate's geographical features vary from cold mountains to fertile valleys from 250 to 300 metres (to ft) above sea level, suitable for growing a wide variety of crops.

More reading: Jerash homepage
Located at 32.13, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Decapolis, Former populated places in Southwest Asia, Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Populated places established in the 4th millennium BC, Populated places in the Jerash Governorate, Roman towns and cities in Jordan


Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The Greater Amman area has a population of 2,842,629 as of 2010. The population of Amman is expected to jump from 2.8 million to almost 6.5 million by 2025 due to constant and rapid immigration. The recent economic growth experienced in Amman is unmatched by any other Arab city except those located in the Gulf.

More reading: Amman homepage
Located at 32.13, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Amman, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Capitals in Asia, Fertile Crescent, Hebrew Bible cities, Megalithic monuments in the Middle East, Populated places in the Amman Governorate, Tourism in Jordan