Information about Karak

Location: Jordan

Karak  is a city in Jordan that is known for the famous crusader castle Kerak. The castle is one of the three largest castles in the region, the other two being in Syria. Kerak is the capital city of Karak Governorate. Karak City is the capital and largest city of the Karak Governorate.

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Information about Mukawir

Location: Jordan

Modern Mukawir is Machaerus of biblical times. At the time of the Maccabean Revolt, the Hasmonaean dynasty had set up a powerful Jewish state east and west of the Jordan River.

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Information about Mount Nebo

Location: Jordan

Mount Nebo is an elevated ridge that is approximately 817 meters (2680 feet) above sea level, in what is now western Jordan. 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.

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Information about Madaba

Location: Jordan

Madaba  is the capital city of Madaba Governorate of Jordan, which has a population of about 60,000. Madaba is the fifth most populous town in Jordan. 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.

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Information about Azraq

Location: Jordan

Azraq is a small town in the province of Zarqa Governorate in central-eastern Jordan, 100km east of Amman. The population of Azraq was 9021 persons in 2004.

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Information about Amman

Location: Jordan

Amman is the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. A city of about 2 million inhabitants (2008 estimate), it is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.

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