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Northern Jordan is the most developed region of Jordan. It includes the capital Amman.


Map of Northern Jordan
  • 1 Amman. Capital of the kingdom. Amman (Q3805) on Wikidata Amman on Wikipedia
  • 2 Ajlun. A hill town in the north of Jordan, noted for its impressive ruins of the 12th-century castle which known nowadays as Ajlun Castle. Ajloun (Q1141858) on Wikidata Ajloun on Wikipedia
  • 3 Irbid. Second largest metropolitan area in the north of the kingdom. Irbid (Q194165) on Wikidata Irbid on Wikipedia
  • 4 Jerash. One of the largest Roman ruins in the Middle East. Jerash (Q31565) on Wikidata Jerash on Wikipedia
  • 5 Salt. Ancient town which was once the capital of Jordan. Salt (Q867586) on Wikidata Al-Salt on Wikipedia
  • 6 Zarqa. Third largest metropolitan area of the kingdom. Zarqa (Q148062) on Wikidata Zarqa on Wikipedia

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  • 1 Pella. Archeological site. Pella, Jordan (Q167993) on Wikidata Pella, Jordan on Wikipedia
  • 2 Umm Qais. Archeological site with views over the Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights. A nature reserve with great hiking is nearby. Umm Qais (Q131955) on Wikidata Umm Qais on Wikipedia
  • 3 Ajlun Forest Reserve (Ajloun Forest Reserve). A nature reserve with great hiking Ajloun Forest Reserve (Q3384953) on Wikidata Ajloun Forest Reserve on Wikipedia.


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  • Ajlun Castle, a great example of Islamic military architecture built during the Crusades, is an interesting maze of passages and levels, and offers a wonderful view of the surrounding area, northwestern Jordan, and off into Galilee.
  • The Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) just west of the Israeli border is the place where Jesus is said to have been baptized. The site is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List




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