District of Amman
in Amman Governorate, Jordan
- Amman-Marka International Airport (3 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (16 mi)
- King Hussein Air College (33 mi)
- Bar Yehuda Airfield (54 mi)
- Ben Gurion International Airport (62 mi)
- Sde Dov Airport (69 mi)
- Ben Ya'akov Airport (74 mi)
- Haifa International Airport (79 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (106 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (132 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (152 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 31 mi)
- Quseir Amra (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Ancient City of Bosra (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 63 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 68 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 31.955 and 35.945 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 31° 57' 18" and E 35° 56' 42"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dinar - JOD
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, English
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 09:32 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Amman
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:39 am and 6:25 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Jordan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Jordan. Last Update: 2021-05-13 08:37:04
The district Marka of Amman in Amman Governorate is a subburb in Jordan and is a district of the nations capital.
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ar Rusayfah, Al `Abdalli, Al Jubayhah, Al Juwayyidah and Sahab. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F
|Morning Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 1% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 14th of May 2021
26°C (79 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 15th of May 2021
27°C (80 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 16th of May 2021
26°C (79 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
InterContinental Hotels AMMAN (JORDAN)
Holiday Inn AMMAN
Crowne Plaza AMMAN
JERUSALEM INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
Belle Vue Hotel
Art Hotel Downtown
AL FANAR PALACE AIRPORT HOTEL
DAYS INN HOTEL SUITES AMMAN
Comfort Hotel Suites
Capri Hotel Suites
Videos from this area
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Sue's trip to Amman, Jordan
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Driving around the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the capital city of Amman.
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Helicopter (Amman Jordan)
انا في جولة في عمان وحلا شباب الخلايله وشباب الاردن و شباب العربي نت و مطار عمان.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The Greater Amman area has a population of 2,842,629 as of 2010. The population of Amman is expected to jump from 2.8 million to almost 6.5 million by 2025 due to constant and rapid immigration. The recent economic growth experienced in Amman is unmatched by any other Arab city except those located in the Gulf.
Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), established in 1991, is a specialized, Non-governmental, Non-profit, Jordanian university, owned by the leading applied research centre in Jordan, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). PSUT’s area of specialization is IT, Communications and Electronics. As a nonprofit institution, PSUT embraces both the public and private sectors, but while akin to public universities in its mission, it is more aligned to the private sector in drive and spirit.
University of Jordan
The University of Jordan, often abbreviated UJ, is a state-supported university located in Amman, Jordan. Founded in 1962, it is the largest and oldest institution of higher education in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The university has the highest admission averages in the country and is considered the premier university in Jordan and one of the most prestigious in the Arab World. It is located in the Jubaiha area of the University District in Amman.
King Abdullah I Mosque
The King Abdullah I Mosque, built between 1982 and 1989 in Amman, Jordan. It is capped by a magnificent blue mosaic dome beneath which 3,000 Muslims may offer prayer.
The Raghadan Flagpole is a 126.8-metre tall flagpole in Amman, Jordan. It was built from steel and erected on the grounds of Raghadan Palace at the royal compound of Al-Maquar. The leader of Jordan, King Abdullah II, officially hoisted the country's flag on 10 June 2003. It was the tallest free-standing flagpole in the world at the time, and is clearly visible across the capital as well as from as far away as 20 kilometres .
The Ad-Dustour Arabic: الدستور) is an Arabic daily newspaper published in Jordan. Its headquarters is in Amman, Jordan. It is owned by the Jordan Press and Publishing Company. The first issue of the newspaper was published on Tuesday 28 March 1967. The Jordan Press and Publishing Company was a private company until 1986, when the Jordanian government bought a share of it.
Roman theater (Jordan)
The Roman Theatre is an ancient Roman theater in Amman, Jordan.
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.
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.
Wadi Abdoun Bridge is a bridge in Amman, Jordan. The only cable-stayed bridge in the country, it crosses the Wadi Abdoun. The building of the bridge commenced on 14 December 2002 and it was opened on 14 December 2006. It is part of Amman's Beltway project and links North Amman to the 4th Circle and Zahran Street.
Abdoun Circle is a traffic circle in the `Abdoun neighborhood of Amman, Jordan. The circle is across Wadi Abdoun from the 4th Circle, which it is linked to by the Abdoun Bridge. A tunnel under the roundabout was created with the addition of the bridge. The circle is considered a main shopping district of Amman as well as a place with a diverse selection of restaurants. Most of the surrounding cafes have Wifi internet access.
The Mango House is a building in Amman, Jordan. Situated on Mango Street, the house looks out toward Jabal Akhddar on the other side of the valley that is downtown Amman.
List of roads in Amman
The following is a list of roads, streets, and major thoroughfares in Amman, Jordan.
Al Abdali is one of the five districts of the Municipality of Greater Amman. It covers an area of 15 square kilometres in the heart of Amman. A population of 120,000 includes the neighborhoods of Shmeisani, Sports City district, Jabal al Hussein, and Jabal Luweibdeh. The old historic areas of Jabal Al Hussein and Luweibdeh also have some of the city's most important government and military locations.
The Amman Citadel is a national historic site at the center of downtown Amman, Jordan. Known in Arabic as Jabal al-Qal'a, (جبل القلعة), the L-shaped hill is one of the seven jabals that originally made up Amman. Evidence of occupation since the pottery Neolithic period has been found, making it among the world's oldest continuously inhabited places.
Le Royal Hotel (Amman)
The Le Royal, or Le Royal Hôtel d'Ammān is one of the tallest buildings in Amman, Jordan. Located in the 3rd Circle area, the building serves as a host of Le Royal Hotel chain in addition to a shopping mall, cinemas and commercial offices. The building's original cost of $200 million was increased to $350 million over the course of construction.
King Hussein Cancer Center
The King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) (Arabic مركز الملك حسين للسرطان), is a medical center in Amman, Jordan. It treats both adult and pediatric patients. KHCC treats over 3500 new cancer patients each year from Jordan and the region. KHCC has established programs that focus on all stages of comprehensive cancer care: from prevention and early detection, through diagnosis and treatment, to palliative care.
Rujm Al-Malfouf is one of a series of watchtowers from the Ammonite kingdom in modern day Amman, Jordan. Built in the first half of the first millennium BCE, the watchtower is located on Jabal Amman. Rujm Al-Malfouf is next to the Jordanian Ministry of Antiquities.
Jordan Media City
Jordan Media City is a media city based in Jordan which was established in 2001. It is a private company founded as a result of an agreement between the government of the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan and Dallah Production Company. It was set up with a capital of ten million JDs (15 million US Dollars). It now transmits over 247 channels and retransmitts 57 radio broadcasts.
The German-Jordanian University (GJU), often abbreviated GJU, is a state-supported university located in Madaba at Al Mushaqqar. The university provides the student body with a variety of degrees, and differs from other Jordanian universities by offering German language courses, with the chance for students to visit and study in Germany for their fourth academic year.
Jordan Investment Board
Jordan Investment Board (JIB) is the national investment promotion agency of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The organization was founded in 1995, the year the Investment Promotion Law was introduced, and is responsible for acquiring and providing professional consulting services to foreign and domestic investors who want to invest in the growing economy of Jordan.
Specialty Hospital, Jordan
Specialty Hospital is a medical center in Amman, Jordan, established in 1993 under royal patronage. A 250-bed multispecialty equipped facility, it was the first hospital to attain the BS OHSAS 18001 certification and is also the owner of several other international and national accreditations and recognitions, such as MECC award, King Abdullah II award, HCAC accreditation, ISO 9002 and ISO 9001, and more.
Petra Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Amman, Jordan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 spectators.
Arab Medical Center
Arab Medical Center (AMC) is one of the leading referral hospitals both for patients in the Middle East and internationally, located in Amman, Jordan. Initially established as a center for cardiac excellence and specialty surgery, the AMC now caters for the majority of medical and surgical services both for adults and pediatric patients.
Al Khalidi Medical Center
Al Khalidi Medical Center (KMC) is one of the leading heart and comprehensive specialty hospitals in Jordan. KMC is the sole private-sector medical institution to be selected by the Royal Commission on Health towards studying and setting the National Agenda, called for by King Abdullah II, to lay the ground for the healthcare industry in Jordan for the next 20 years.
These districts also belong to Amman.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Amman.
- Iskan Sultat al Miyah
- Hayy Hamzah
- Marka al Janubiyah
- Marka ash Shamaliyah
- Hayy al Matar
- Hayy al Mushayrifah
- Hayy Raghdan
- Al Qartu`iyah
- Hayy ash Shahid
- Hayy al Amir Hasan
- Mintaqat Marka
- Hayy Abu `Ulya
- Hayy az Zahra'
- Mintaqat Tariq
- Hayy Jabal an Nasr
- Mintaqat Basman
- Hayy ar Rabwah
- Hayy al Amirah `Aliyah
- Mintaqat an Nasr
- Hayy al Hashimi
- Hayy Tabarbawr
- Hayy al Maqarr
- Hayy al Manarah
- Al Qusur
- Mintaqat al Madinah
- Hayy Jabal at Taj
- Hayy Jabal al Jawfah
- Hayy al Mudrij
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Amman.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mārkah, Mārkā, Marka, ADJ