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Awjan al Gharbi Destination Guide

Explore Awjan al Gharbi in Jordan.

Awjan al Gharbi in the region of Zarqa is a place in Jordan - some 8 mi (or 14 km) North-East of Amman, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Awjan al Gharbi is now 07:53 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Amman" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Uyun adh Dhi'b, Sahab or Beersheba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Khirbat Khaww, Khirbat Juraybah, Khirbat ar Rusayfah, Janna'ah, Zarqa and Russeifa. We saw 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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Amman - A City in Motion (Time Lapse Vid...

03:30 min ( July 29, 2012 by visitjordan)
Views: 18,604 - Rating: 4.94969/5

Amman is a bustling city of colour, people, and lights. Enjoy this time lapse video of a day in the city: from sun rise to sun set, from downtown to modern uptown, from street markets to malls - a day...

Amman - As Never seen Before (time lapse...

02:35 min ( October 07, 2012 by TK ART)
Views: 7,872 - Rating: 4.87879/5

Cinematography,Editing and Post Production by Majd D.Selbi Ahmed AL-Samra'ee , ( ) , , - From the different corners of Amman, comes this vibrant time lap...

H2O Pool + Lounge

05:09 min ( October 28, 2010 by FLIPJ0RDAN)
Views: 12,889 - Rating: 4.78947/5

EMMA HEWIT performing live @ Closing party 2010. Amman, Jordan

Fight for Aleppo intensifies in Syria

02:01 min ( July 25, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish)
Views: 8,792 - Rating: 3.5641/5

Syrian army helicopters fired rockets and machineguns near central Aleppo on Tuesday as they battled rebels trying to enlarge their foothold in the country's second city, forcing residents to flee. Re...

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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 32.02, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Populated places in the Zarqa Governorate

Amman Civil Airport

Amman Civil Airport at Marka, is a one-terminal airport situated in East Amman, Jordan. It was the home hub of Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national flag carrier, until Queen Alia International Airport was opened in 1983. It mainly serves now as a regional airport servicing domestic and nearby international routes, as well as charter and private VIP flights. It is home to airlines such as Royal Wings, Jordan Aviation, and Arab Wings. Amman Airport is operational 24 hours a day.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.02, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Jordan, Buildings and structures in Amman

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 32.02, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 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

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.02, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1992, Universities in Jordan, Zarqa Governorate

Roman theater (Jordan)

The Roman Theatre is an ancient Roman theater in Amman, Jordan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.02, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Roman theatre buildings, Buildings and structures completed in the 2nd century, Buildings and structures in Amman, Roman sites in Jordan