Ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah
in Balqa Governorate, Jordan

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.892 and 35.618 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 53' 29" and E 35° 37' 4"
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: 10:12 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:03 am and 5:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Jordan in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,3 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: 2024-03-01 08:31:22

Delve into Ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah

Ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah in Balqa Governorate is located in Jordan about 20 mi (or 32 km) west of Amman, the country's capital town.

Current time in Ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah is now 10:12 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 11 airports close to Ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Jordan is Amman-Marka International Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 36 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 27 mi (or 44 km). The closest in Jordan is Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) in a distance of 32 mi (or 44 km), South-West. 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: Yarqa, Jericho, As Salt, Al Fuhays and Na`ur. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 21%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

21°C (70 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

20°C (69 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 4th of March 2024

19°C (67 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Lagoon Hotel & Resort

5,7 mi
Al Ramah - Dead Sea P.O. Box : 20796 Amman 11118
11118 Al Ramah - Dead Sea

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 03:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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Published: July 22, 2008
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Rating: 3 of 5
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The Search for Sodom & Gomorrah

Published: July 31, 2009
Length: 44:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: November 14, 2012
Length: 54:40 min
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Published: March 20, 2010
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Published: September 12, 2011
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Published: January 18, 2013
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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.


Ghassulian refers to a culture and an archaeological stage dating to the Middle Chalcolithic Period in the Southern Levant (c. 3800–c. 3350 BC). Considered to correspond to the Halafian culture of North Syria and Mesopotamia, its type-site, Tulaylat al-Ghassul, is located in the Jordan Valley near the Dead Sea in modern Jordan and was excavated in the 1930s.

Located at 31.8608, 35.6406 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeology of the Near East, Southern Levant

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
El Shune, Shūnet Nimrīn, Ash Shūnah, Shuna Janubiya, El Shun, Shûna, Shuna al Janubiya, Shūnat Nimrīn, Ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah, الشونة الجنوبية