Discover Kufayrat Abu Khinan in Jordan
Kufayrat Abu Khinan in the region of Amman is a place located in Jordan - some 17 mi or ( 27 km ) South-West of Amman , the country's capital .
Local time in Kufayrat Abu Khinan is now 06:11 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Amman " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Umm as Summaq, and Umm al Qanafidh. When in this area, you might want to check out Nicosia . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kufayrat Abu Khinan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Holy Land Mosaic at Madaba, Jordan
This mosaic was discovered 120 years ago when work was taking place at Madaba, Jordan to build a Greek Orthodox church on the site of a Byzantine church. The mosaic is a map of the Holy Land ..
Mariam Hotel Family run hotel in Madaba city ..
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Madaba-Mt Nebo-Dead Sea-Kerack-Petra Silverfox41's photos around Madaba to Petra, Jordan
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Interesting facts about this location
The Madaba Map (also known as the Madaba Mosaic Map) is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. The Madaba Map is a map of the Middle East. Part of it contains the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. It dates to the 6th century AD.
Located at 31.72 35.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Madaba, is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, which has a population of about 60,000. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land. Madaba is located 30 kilometers south-west of the capital Amman.
Located at 31.72 35.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
King’s Academy is a co-educational private boarding school that opened its doors in August 2007 in Madaba-Manja, Jordan. It is named in honor of King Abdullah II of Jordan. King Abdullah attended high school at Deerfield Academy in the United States as there was no school of comparable standing in Jordan when he was a boy, but his son Crown Prince Hussein was a member of the new school's first intake. The new school's first headmaster, Dr. Eric Widmer, was a former headmaster of Deerfield.
Located at 31.75 35.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Mount Nebo is an elevated ridge in Jordan, approximately 817 meters (2680 feet) above sea level, mentioned in the Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he would never enter. The view from the summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and, to the north, a more limited one of the valley of the River Jordan. The West Bank city of Jericho is usually visible from the summit, as is Jerusalem on a very clear day.
Located at 31.77 35.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Mount Pisgah (Bible)
Some translators of the biblical book of Deuteronomy translate Pisgah (פִּסְגָּה) as a name of a mountain, usually referring to Mount Nebo. The region is directly east of the Jordan River and just northeast of the Dead Sea. Mount Nebo (31°45.9'N 35°43.1'E) is the highest among a handful of Pisgah summits; an arid cluster of hilltops on the western edge of the Trans-Jordanian Plateau.
Located at 31.77 35.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
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