As Salţ
in Balqa Governorate, Jordan

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.039 and 35.727 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 2' 21" and E 35° 43' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - JOD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:25 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 7:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Jordan in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Jordan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Jordan. Last Update: 2019-08-22 07:24:04

Delve into As Salţ

As Salţ in Balqa Governorate with it's 80,189 habitants is a town located in Jordan about 14 mi (or 23 km) north-west of Amman, the country's capital town.

Time in As Salţ is now 06:25 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports closer to As Salţ, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Jordan is Amman-Marka International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem in Palestinian territory at a distance of 38 mi (or 62 km). The closest in Jordan is Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km), South-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Fuhays, Yarqa, `Allan, `Ayn al Basha and As Subayhi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 100 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 23%
Air Pressure 1006.9 hPa
Wind Speed with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

34°C (94 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

37°C (98 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

37°C (98 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Uyoun Al salt | عيون السلط فيلم وثائقي

Published: November 13, 2010
Length: 24:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: orengical

عيون السلط فيلم وثائقي يحاكي اسرار وجماليات اعرق المدن الاردنية مدينة السلط.


نقب الدبور السلط منظر ثلوج وادي شعيب مصعب عطيات 2008 salt

Published: February 14, 2013
Length: 21:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

طقس السلط هو صفحة تهتم بشؤون الطقس والمناخ بشكل خاص في مدينة السلط، والبيئة والطبيعة في بلدنا الاردن والعال...


ثلووج العاصفة سيبيريا فيي مدينة السلط -منطقة وادي سوادا العلوي الجزء الثاني

Published: February 27, 2015
Length: 15:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

طقس السلط هو صفحة تهتم بشؤون الطقس والمناخ بشكل خاص في مدينة السلط، والبيئة والطبيعة في بلدنا الاردن والعال...


العاصفة الثلجية (ألكسا) سوادا_ السلط الجمعة 13_12_2013 ج2

Published: December 15, 2013
Length: 56:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

وياريت تضغطوا على تحت مقطع الفيديو على الجودة 480 مشان جودة الفيديو وشكرا ...................................................................


من اثار العاصفة الثلجية (ألكسا) سوادا_ السلط الجمعة 13_12_2013 ج1

Published: December 14, 2013
Length: 44:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

وياريت تضغطوا على تحت مقطع الفيديو على الجودة 480 مشان جودة الفيديو وشكرا ...................................................................


الامطار الغزيرة في مدينة السلط مساء اليوم الاربعاء 15-10-2014 تصوير:احمدالوشاح

Published: October 15, 2014
Length: 09:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

طقس السلط هو صفحة تهتم بشؤون الطقس والمناخ بشكل خاص في مدينة السلط، والبيئة والطبيعة في بلدنا الاردن والعال...


اجواء اليوم من منطقة شارع الستين في مدينة السلط السبت2014/9/6

Published: September 06, 2014
Length: 27:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

طقس السلط هو صفحة تهتم بشؤون الطقس والمناخ بشكل خاص في مدينة السلط، والبيئة والطبيعة في بلدنا الاردن والعال...


انا من هذه المدينة_انا من مدينة السلط _فكرة وتصميم:سعد ابوربيع

Published: April 19, 2014
Length: 52:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

انا من هذه المدينة..مدينة السلط فكرة وتصميم:سعد ابوربيع تصوير:ايهاب حياصات غناء: سلام أبو اَمنة كلمات: توفيق...


الامطار االغزيرة الرعدية اليوم في مدينة السلط منطقة الطف ج(1)

Published: May 01, 2013
Length: 51:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

الامطار االغزيرة الرعدية اليوم في مدينة السلط منطقة الطف الاربعاء 1_5_2013 بتصوير احمد الوشاح ..................................


تساقط الثلوج في مدينة السلط منطقة سوادا - الخميس 12_12_2013

Published: December 12, 2013
Length: 19:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: طقس السلط بادارة احمد الوشاح

وياريت تضغطوا على تحت مقطع الفيديو على الجودة 480 مشان جودة الفيديو وشكرا ...................................................................


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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.

Penuel

Penuel (Hebrew פְּנוּאֵל), also known as the "face of God", is a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan River and north of the river Jabbok. It is also called "Peniel" by Jacob, meaning 'face of God', "It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared. " Here Jacob wrestled "with a man" "till the break of day. " A town was afterward built there . The men of this place refused to give bread to Gideon and his 300 men when they were in pursuit of the Midianites .

Located at 32.1833, 35.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torah places, Jacob, Book of Genesis

Moab

Moab is the historical name for a mountainous strip of land in Jordan. The land lies alongside much of the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. The existence of the Kingdom of Moab is attested to by numerous archeological findings, most notably the Mesha Stele, which describes the Moabite victory over an unnamed son of King Omri of Israel. The Moabite capital was Dibon. In Biblical times, the nation was often in conflict with its Israelite neighbours to the west.

Located at 31.9, 35.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient history of Jordan, Ancient peoples, Moab, Hebrew Bible nations, Torah places, Semitic peoples, Southern Levant

Salt, Jordan

Salt is an ancient agricultural town and administrative centre in west-central Jordan. It is on the old main highway leading from Amman to Jerusalem. Situated in the Balqa highland, about 790–1100 metres above sea level, the town is built in the crook of three hills, close to the Jordan River valley. One of the three hills is the site of a 13th century ruined fortress. It is the capital of the Balqa Governorate. The Greater Salt Municipality has about 97,000 inhabitants (2006).

Located at 32.0333, 35.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in the Balqa Governorate

Fuheis

Fuheis (also Fuhais) is a town in the Jordanian governorate of Balqa, just 20 kilometers northwest of Amman. A town of 20,000 residents, Fuheis is the only remaining overtly Christian dominated settlement in Jordan. It is located in an intermediate vicinity to the cities of Salt and Amman.

Located at 32.0167, 35.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Balqa Governorate

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.

Located at 32.0231, 35.8764 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Jordan, Entrepreneurship organizations, Educational institutions established in 1991, Education in Amman, Princess Sumaya University for Technology

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.

Located at 32.0139, 35.8728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Jordan, Educational institutions established in 1962, Education in Amman, University of Jordan, 1962 establishments in Jordan

Baqa'a

The Baqa'a refugee camp, first created in 1968, lies 20 km north of the Jordanian capital Amman, and is home to around 80,100 Palestinians who are registered as such with the United Nations, making it the largest camp in Jordan. Baqa'a was one of six camps set up in Jordan in 1968 to house the Palestinians who left the West Bank and Gaza Strip during the 1967 Arab Israeli war. Between June 1967 and February 1968, residents were housed in temporary camps in the Jordan valley.

Located at 32.0736, 35.8431 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1968, Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan

Qasr al Abd

Qasr al Abd is a large ruin in western Jordan dating from approximately 200BC, and standing in the valley of Wadi Seer, approximately 17 kilometres west of Amman, close to the village of `Iraq al Amir.

Located at 31.9128, 35.7518 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Jordan, 3rd-century BC architecture

King Talal Dam

The King Talal Dam is a large dam in the hills of northern Jordan, across the Zarqa River. The King Talal dam was started in 1971, with the original construction being completed in 1977. In 1984, to meet the country's increased water demands, work to raise the dam further was begun, a project that was completed in 1988 at a cost of $90 million. The dam is named after King Talal of Jordan, a monarch who briefly reigned from July 20, 1951 to August 11, 1952.

Located at 32.19, 35.8014 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Jordan, Dams in Jordan, Dams completed in 1977

Mecca Mall

Mecca Mall is one of the biggest shopping malls in the Jordanian capital, Amman. It is located on Mecca Street, and this is the reason the mall was named Mecca Mall. It includes a large number of stores, mostly women fashion shops, but also includes home decor stores, Mobile Phone vendors, 22 Restaurants, 8 Cinemas, Video arcades, bowling alley, Miles grocery store, and more.

Located at 31.9772, 35.8431 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Tourism in Jordan, Shopping malls in Jordan

Ad-Dustour

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.

Located at 31.9981, 35.8798 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Newspapers published in Jordan, Publications with year of establishment missing, Arabic-language newspapers, Publications established in 1967, Jordanian media, Media in Amman

Mahis

Mahis is a Jordanian town located in the Balqa Governorate north west from the governorate's capital city Salt, and 10 km west of Amman. Its population exceeds 14,000. Most of the population of Mahis descends from the Al-Abbadi tribe . The mountainous town is located at over 800 metres, with panoramic views on the Jordanian valley, West Bank with Jerusalem’s walls visible on the horizon. Mahis is known for its orchards and its numerous water fountains and springs, notably the Fountain of Mahis.

Located at 31.9833, 35.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Balqa Governorate

New English School (Jordan)

The New English School (NES) is a bilingual school located in Amman, Jordan, teaching A-levels and International GCSE.

Located at 31.987, 35.8472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Jordan, Amman

International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East

The International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) is an independent laboratory formally created under the auspices of UNESCO on 30 May 2002. It is located in Allan, by the Al-Balqa nahia of the Balqa governorate of Jordan. The founding members of SESAME are Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, the Palestinian Authority, and Turkey.

Located at 32.11, 35.7367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
International nuclear energy organizations, Synchrotron radiation facilities, International research institutes, Research institutes in Jordan, International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East

Jordan Gate Towers

Jordan Gate Towers is a high class commercial and residential project currently under construction in Amman, Jordan. They are located in west Amman, close to the 6th Circle. The towers are one of the best known skyscrapers in the city, and will become the tallest structures in Amman upon completion, thus surpassing the 31-floor Le Royal Hotel. The towers will also host the new Hilton Hotel, the first in Jordan.

Located at 31.9625, 35.8689 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Amman, Buildings and structures under construction, Twin towers

Al Hussein Public Parks

Al Hussein Park is a public park in Amman, Jordan that continues to be under construction. The project attempts to create a landmark for the city by including a cultural village, sports fields, memorial building, historical passageway, decorated gardens, amphitheater, circular yard, automobile museum and The Children's Museum Jordan.

Located at 31.986, 35.828 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Amman, Jordanian art

Zarqa River

The Zarqa River is the second largest tributary of the lower Jordan River, after the Yarmouk River. It is the third largest river in the region by annual discharge, and its watershed encompasses the most densely populated areas east of the Jordan River. It rises in springs near Amman, and flows through a deep and broad valley (which is identified with the biblical Jabbok River) into the Jordan, at an elevation 1,090 meters lower.

Located at 32.1917, 35.8017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Jordan, Hebrew Bible rivers

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.

Located at 32.0045, 35.875 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Jordan, Hospitals established in 1997, Buildings and structures in Amman, 1997 establishments in Jordan

City Mall, Jordan

City Mall is one of the biggest shopping malls in the Jordanian capital, Amman. It has a total floor area of 160,000m², of which 55,000m² is leasable. On October 19, 2012, a decorative section of the ground floor roof collapsed and injured around 20 shoppers.

Located at 31.9772, 35.8375 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Tourism in Jordan, Shopping malls in Jordan

Tulul adh-Dhahab

The Tulul adh-Dhahab, Jordan, are two adjacent tells in the Zarqa River valley, a sidevalley of the Jordan Valley about an hour's drive northwest of Amman in Jordan. The western of the twin hills was populated at least from Bronze Age to Late Antiquity, a beginning of settlement in the Neolithic period is also possible. After the collapse of the ancient buildings probably by an earthquake in Late Antiquity there was no subsequent settlement on the site.

Located at 32.1856, 35.6866 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Archaeological sites in Jordan, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman sites in Jordan

Center for Strategic Studies Jordan

The Center for Strategic Studies Jordan (CSS) was established in 1998 with the objective of providing government bodies and organizations in the public and private sectors with high-impact studies of politics, foreign policy, economy and society of countries in the Middle East region. The center also performs high accuracy polls.

Located at 32.0158, 35.8731 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University of Jordan, Education in Jordan

German-Jordanian University

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.

Located at 32.0256, 35.8772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Jordan, Educational institutions established in 2005, Education in Amman, German-Jordanian University, 2005 establishments in Jordan

Suwaylih

Suwaylih (صويلح) is a town in the north of Amman with a population of over 120,000. The town is known for having a good climate throughout the year, growing olives and grapes, and is the presence of many heavy industries, such as auto assembly, steel and cement. Suwaylih has a larger population of Chechens, many of whom moved here during the early days of Soviet oppression; they still preserve their language and culture.

Located at 32.03, 35.8297 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Amman Governorate

Arabtech Jardaneh

Arabtech Jardaneh is an engineering and architectural design firm that is headquartered in Amman - Jordan, and operates in the Central Asia, Middle East, and North Africa region. The firm was established in 1992 by the amalgamation of the largest two consultancy firms in Jordan; Arabtech Consulting Engineers [established in 1966] and M.A.R.

Located at 31.9611, 35.8622 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Articles created via the Article Wizard, Architecture firms of Jordan, Engineering companies of Jordan

Prophet Mohammad Museum

Prophet Muhammad Museum Prophet Mohammad Museum متحف النبي محمد {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=|size=|sizedefault=250px|alt=}}Established 2012Location Al Hussein Public Parks Amman 22x20pxType Religiuos museum Prophet Muhammad Museum was opened on 15 May 2012 at the King Hussein Mosque in Al Hussein Public Parks in Amman, it was inaugurated by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.

Located at 31.9856, 35.8228 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Amman, Museums established in 2012, Museums in Jordan, Religious museums


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rāmoth Gil‘ād, Es Salt, Salt, Al-Salt, As Salţ, السلط, Ас-Сальт