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Awjan ash Sharqi in the region of Zarqa is a town in Jordan - some 9 mi (or 15 km) North-East of Amman, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Awjan ash Sharqi is now 08:37 PM (Wednesday). 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: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Urjan ash Sharqiyah, Sahab or Haifa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Khirbat Khaww, Khirbat ar Rusayfah, Janna'ah, Zarqa, Awjan ash Sharqi and Russeifa. 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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Welcome to Jordan ( Amman - Jordan - )

04:24 min ( March 07, 2012 by BlessJordan)
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The capital and largest city of Jordan. It is the country's , cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world

Gladiators and chariot racing at Roman J...

01:28 min ( September 29, 2008 by jonathanwallace)
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A display for the tourists of Roman gladiator fighting and chariot racing in the hippodrome in the Roman city of Jerash, Jordan


H2O Pool + Lounge

05:09 min ( October 28, 2010 by FLIPJ0RDAN)
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EMMA HEWIT performing live @ Closing party 2010. Amman, Jordan

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08:19 min ( May 08, 2012 by inshadnews)
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" " .. 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...


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Interesting facts about this location

Zarqa

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 32.03, 36.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Populated places in the Zarqa Governorate

Marka refugee camp

The Marka refugee camp is one of six "emergency" camps erected in 1968 to shelter 15,000 Palestinian refugees and displaced persons who left the West Bank and the Gaza Strip as a result of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Located ten kilometers northeast of Amman in Jordan, it is known locally as Hittin (حطين) or Schneller and houses 44,879 UNRWA registered refugees and over 17,500 displaced persons.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.03, 36.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Populated places established in 1968

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 32.03, 36.08 (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 32.03, 36.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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 32.03, 36.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1992, Universities in Jordan, Zarqa Governorate