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Abu al 'Ajaj Destination Guide

Delve into Abu al 'Ajaj in Palestinian Territory!

Abu al 'Ajaj in the region of West Bank is a city in Palestinian Territory - some 304 mi (or 489 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Abu al 'Ajaj in Palestinian Territory

Current time in Abu al 'Ajaj is now 11:21 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Homs, Damascus, Latakia, Sulayman an Nasir or Jafa an Nun. While being here, make sure to check out Izbat al Bisharat, Damiya, Nahal Argaman, Mashra' Abu Gharbah, Marj Na'jah and Al Jiftlik as well. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

12°C / 53 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1011.2 hPa
Wind Speed with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 17th of January 2018
Moderate rain, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 11°C (53 °F)
Thursday, 18th of January 2018
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (56 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Friday, 19th of January 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)



05:12 min ( April 08, 2010 by IsraelInOurHearts)
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Entering Jerusalem by tour bus with the traditional John Starnes recording "Jerusalem" playing on the bud CD player

Thank You Israel

04:14 min ( April 26, 2010 by IsraelInOurHearts)
Views: 1,783 - Rating: 4.30435/5

THANK YOU ISRAEL for: BEING THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - Standing against those who fight for a world that would know NO freedom

Palestinians protesting settler attacks ...

01:01 min ( December 06, 2008 by nocommenttv)
Views: 22,270 - Rating: 3.79167/5 Several dozen Palestinians protesting against settler attacks clashed with Israeli soldiers in Hebron on Friday, a day after the eviction of Jewish extremists from a disputed building...

Jordan valley- Church of St Gerasimos

02:10 min ( November 22, 2010 by Zahi Shaked)
Views: 373 - Rating: 0/5

The Church of St. Gerasimos not far from the banks of the river Jordan.Surrounded by trees and chicken enclosures it is quite an extraordinary scene to see in the middle of the desert.I tried to find ...

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Interesting facts about this location

Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council

Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council, also Aravot HaYarden (lit. Jordan Plains) is a regional council covering 21 Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank. The municipal territory of the council reaches from Mehola in the north, near the Beit She'an Valley, to Jericho in the south. Most of the settlements are located on the two major north-south roads traversing the council's territory. The Allon Road on the west and Highway 90 on the east.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.12, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel


Zaretan (also known as Zarethan or Zeredathah) is a city mentioned in the Bible, as near the location where the Hebrews crossed the Jordan. In the books of Joshua and 2 Kings, it is called Zarethan, but in 2 Chronicles it is called Zeredathah. Zaredathah stood in the Jordan Valley, on the east bank of the river, a few kilometres northwest of Succoth and approximately 70 kilometres north-northeast of Jerusalem.

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Located at 32.12, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible places, Populated places in Jordan


Alexandrion or Alexandrium, sometimes referred to as Sartaba, was a fort constructed by the Hasmoneans on a mountain between Scythopolis and Jerusalem, near the Jordan Valley. It was likely named after Hasmonean king Alexander Jannæus (104-77 BCE).

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Located at 32.12, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Hill forts, National parks of Israel, Sieges involving ancient Rome

Damia Bridge

The Damia Bridge, also known as the Adam Bridge, is a bridge over the Jordan River between the West Bank and Jordan. It is about 50 km north of Jericho and is the location of an Israeli border checkpoint. In Operation Markolet (known as the Night of the bridges) on the night of 16-17 June 1946, the bridge was blown up by Haganah forces. Nearby, east of the river, is the small mound known as Tell Adamiyeh, which has long been identified as the site of the Biblical City of Adam.

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Located at 32.12, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Bridges in Jordan, Bridges over the Jordan River, Israel–Jordan border crossings, Jordan–West Bank border crossings

City of Adam

The City of Adam stood "beside Zarethan" on the east bank of the Jordan, it is called also "Damia". According to the Book of Joshua, the flow of the water was arrested, and rose up "upon an heap" at the time of the Israelites' passing over. This village includes a number of families that belong to Abbad clans, such as Masalha and Ramadneh.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.12, 35.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible places, Populated places in Jordan

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