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Zarqa Destination Guide

Discover Zarqa in Jordan!

Zarqa in the region of Zarqa with it's 792,665 habitants is a town located in Jordan - some 12 mi (or 19 km) North-East of Amman, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Zarqa

Local time in Zarqa is now 04:05 AM (Tuesday). 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, Tabarbawr, Marka or Haifa. When in this area, you might want to check out Khirbat Makhul, Khirbat Khaww, Khirbat ar Rusayfah, Janna'ah, Dawqarah and Russeifa 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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Welcome to Jordan ( Amman - Jordan - )

04:24 min ( March 07, 2012 by BlessJordan)
Views: 7,842 - Rating: 5/5

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)
Views: 4,837 - Rating: 5/5

A display for the tourists of Roman gladiator fighting and chariot racing in the hippodrome in the Roman city of Jerash, Jordan

Time In Motion by Onn Henner - Timelapse

02:22 min ( July 21, 2011 by Onn Henner)
Views: 5,810 - Rating: 5/5

This time lapse video was shot in Israel during the last year. Using motion control system and several Nikon cameras. Music: New Moon (The Meadow) by Alexandre Desplat. My previous time lapse video fr...

Gta san andreas turkish mod

03:21 min ( September 01, 2007 by erfer34)
Views: 29,275 - Rating: 4.37037/5

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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 32.07, 36.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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 32.07, 36.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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 32.07, 36.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1992, Universities in Jordan, 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 32.07, 36.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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 32.07, 36.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Jordan, Buildings and structures in Amman