Ash Shūnah ash Shamālīyah
in Irbid Governorate, Jordan

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.620 and 35.615 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 37' 12" and E 35° 36' 52"
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: 12:09 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:21 am and 6:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-09-16 07:23:42

Delve into Ash Shūnah ash Shamālīyah

Ash Shūnah ash Shamālīyah in Irbid Governorate is a town located in Jordan about 50 mi (or 80 km) north-west of Amman, the country's capital town.

Time in Ash Shūnah ash Shamālīyah is now 12:09 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports closer to Ash Shūnah ash Shamālīyah, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Ben Ya'akov Airport in Israel in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km). The closest airport in Jordan is King Hussein Air College in a distance of 42 mi (or 40 km), North. 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 Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba in Israel at a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km). We saw 5 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kafr Asad, At Tayyibah, Dayr Abi Sa`id, Fiq and Samma ar Rawsan. 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: 29°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 21% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

32°C (90 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

33°C (91 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

33°C (91 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kibbutz Shaar Hagolan Country Lodging

Address
4,7 mi
Shaar Hagolan
15145 Sha'ar Ha-Golan
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Maagan Kibbutz Holiday Village

Address
6,0 mi
Kibbutz Maagan
15160 Ma'agan
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov Ichud

Address
3,6 mi
Ashdot Ya'akov Ihud
15155 Ashdot Yaakov Meuhad
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Spa Village

Address
5,2 mi
Hamat Gader
Hamat Gader
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Hamat Gader - the hot springs of Gadara the second-largest bath complex in the entire Roman Empire

Published: May 09, 2014
Length: 52:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: December 07, 2010
Length: 25:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Length: 38:37 min
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Published: December 04, 2012
Length: 57:32 min
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Published: November 24, 2012
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Length: 42:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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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.

Belvoir Fortress (Israel)

Belvoir Fortress is a Crusader fortress in northern Israel, on a hill 20 kilometres south of the Sea of Galilee. Gilbert of Assailly, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller, began construction of the castle in 1168. The restored fortress is located in Belvoir National Park. It is the best-preserved Crusader fortress in Israel.

Located at 32.5956, 35.5214 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Israel, Crusader castles, National parks of Israel, Former fortresses

Yarmouk River

The Yarmouk River is the largest tributary of the Jordan River. It drains much of the Hauran Plateau. It is one of three main tributaries which enter the Jordan between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. To the south, are the Jabbok/Zarqa and the Arnon/Wadi Mujib) rivers. The Yarmouk forms the border between Israel and Jordan close to the Jordan Valley and between Syria and Jordan further upstream. It is the southern boundary of the Golan Heights.

Located at 32.709, 35.6932 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jordan River basin, Great Rift Valley, Rivers of Israel, Rivers of Jordan, Rivers of Syria, Hebrew Bible rivers, Israel–Jordan relations, International rivers of Asia, Jordan–Syria border, Israel–Jordan border

Ohalo

Ohalo is the common designation for the archaeological site Ohalo II in the vicinity of the Sea of Galilee, and one of the best preserved hunter-gatherer archaeological sites of the Last Glacial Maximum, having been radiocarbon dated to around 19,400 BP. The site is significant because of the numerous fruit and cereal grain remains preserved therein, (intact ancient plant remains being exceedingly rare finds due to their quick decomposition).

Located at 32.7221, 35.5721 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Israel, Neolithic, Prehistoric sites in Israel, Former populated places in Southwest Asia

Hamat Gader

Hamat Gader is a site in the Yarmouk River valley, near the Sea of Galilee in the Golan Heights. The name means "hot springs of Gadara", referring to the several mineral springs with temperatures up to 50°C. Gadara, modern Umm Qais in Jordan, is 4 kilometres away. Hamat Gader is located close to the junction of the boundary between the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights and Jordan.

Located at 32.684, 35.6654 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hot springs of Israel, Resorts in Israel, Roman sites in Israel, Springs of Israel, Archaeological sites on the Golan Heights, Populated places in the Golan Heights

Emek HaYarden Regional Council

The Emek HaYarden Regional Council, is a regional council in the Jordan River Valley between the Sea of Galilee in the north and Beit She'an in the south. It was the first regional council in Israel, formed in 1949. Most of the settlements are located on Route 90 a north-south road which traverses the council's territory parallel to the Jordan River. The offices of the council are located between Degania Alef and the Tzemah Industrial Zone.

Located at 32.7058, 35.5836 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Regional councils in Israel, Emek HaYarden Regional Council

Jordan River Crossing

The Jordan River Crossing is an international border crossing between Irbid, Jordan and Beit She'an, Israel. Opened in November 1994, it is currently one of three entry/exit points between the two countries that handles tourists.

Located at 32.4969, 35.5756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Israel–Jordan border crossings

Island of Peace

The Island of Peace is an Israeli-Jordanian park at the confluence of the Jordan River and Yarmouk River, on the border between Israel and Jordan. Pinhas Rutenberg's Naharayim hydroelectric power station can be seen from here.

Located at 32.6406, 35.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks in Israel, Peace parks, Tourism in Jordan, Tourism in Israel, Israel–Jordan border, Islands of Israel, Islands of Jordan, River islands of Asia

Ein Hoga

Ein Hoga is a spring situated 4 km north-east of Bet She'an, and to the east of the Kibbutz at Hamadia. It is one of the most important sources of water in the Bet She'an valley. To the east of the spring there are the remains of a neolithic village.

Located at 32.5178, 35.5375 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Springs of Israel

Tall Zira'a

The Tall Zira'a is one of the most promising talls of Palestine. Surveys and geophysical investigations showed the site’s great potential for excavations. Presumably, an almost continuous stratigraphy from Early Bronze Age to the Islamic periods will demonstrate the history of northeast Jordan.

Located at 32.6208, 35.6561 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, Canaanite cities, Bronze Age sites, Iron Age sites, Former populated places in Southwest Asia

Neve Ur

Neve Ur is a kibbutz in the Beit She'an Valley in northern Israel. It is named after the Biblical town of Ur Kasdim in Mesopotamia, where Abraham lived, before he left for the land of Israel (Kanaan) . Located on the Jordan River south of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Valley of Springs Regional Council. It has about 350 members, of which around 165 are children.

Located at 32.59, 35.5528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kibbutzim, Kibbutz Movement, Populated places established in 1948

Beit Yosef, Israel

Beit Yosef is a moshav in the northern Israel's Beit She'an Valley. It belongs to the Valley of Springs Regional Council, and is located about 8 km north of Beit She'an, adjacent to Yardena.

Located at 32.5586, 35.5517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1937, Jewish villages in the Mandate for Palestine, Jewish villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

Yubla

Yubla was a Palestinian village, located 9 kilometers north of Bisan in present-day Israel. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

Located at 32.5758, 35.4694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arab villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, District of Baysan

Ubeidiya

Tel Ubeidiya (Tel-`Ubaydiyya; תל-עובידיה; تل العبيدية), some 3 km south of Lake Tiberias, in the Jordan Rift Valley, Israel, is an archaeological site of the Pleistocene, ca. 1.5 million years ago, preserving traces of the earliest migration of Homo erectus out of Africa. The site yielded hand axes of the Acheulean type. The site was discovered in 1959 and excavated between 1960 and 1974, mainly under by Ofer Bar-Yosef and Naama Goren-Inbar.

Located at 32.6889, 35.5611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paleolithic, Pleistocene, Archaeological sites in Israel, Prehistoric sites in Israel

Battle of Belvoir Castle (1182)

In the campaign and Battle of Belvoir Castle (Kaukab al-Hawa), a Crusader force led by King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem sparred inconclusively with an Ayyubid army from Egypt commanded by Saladin. The theatre of operations included Eilat, the Transjordan, Galilee and Beirut.

Located at 32.5956, 35.5216 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the Crusades, Battles involving the Ayyubids, Battles involving Arab Egypt, Conflicts in 1182, 1182 in Asia

Battle of Al-Sannabra

In the Battle of Al-Sannabra (1113), a Crusader army led by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem was defeated by a Muslim army sent by the Sultan of the Seljuk Turks and commanded by Mawdud ibn Altuntash of Mosul.

Located at 32.718, 35.5719 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the Crusades, Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, 12th-century crusades, Conflicts in 1113

Ashdot Ya'akov

Ashdot Ya'akov is a kibbutz in northern Israel. It was founded in 1924 by a kvutza of Hashomer members from Latvia on the land which is today Gesher. It was named after the rapids of the nearby Yarmouk River and James "Ya'akov" Armand de Rothschild. Between 1933 and 1935 the kibbutz moved north-east of its original location, onto land which had been bought by the Palestine Jewish Colonization Association.

Located at 32.6581, 35.5819 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former kibbutzim, Populated places established in 1924, Jewish villages in the Mandate for Palestine, Emek HaYarden Regional Council

Battles of the Kinarot Valley

The Battles of the Kinarot Valley, is a collective name for a series of military engagements between the Haganah and the Syrian army during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, fought between May 15–22, 1948 in the Kinarot Valley. It includes two main sites: the Battle of Degania–Tzemah, and battles near Masada – Sha'ar HaGolan. The engagements were part of the battles of the Jordan Valley, which also saw fighting against Transjordan in the area of Gesher.

Located at 32.6965, 35.5912 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles and operations of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

Kinneret College

The Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee, or simply Kinneret College, is a college located on the southern shores of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel. The College was established in 1965 by the regional council of the kibbutzim in the area. The students in the College come from all parts of Israel but especially from the Galilee. This is reflected in the multi-cultural and multi-faith background of the student population: Jewish and Arab, secular and religious.

Located at 32.7054, 35.591 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Colleges in Israel

Tel Ali

Tel Ali is an archaeological site located one mile south of the Sea of Galilee, in the central Jordan Valley, Israel. It has been excavated twice. First, during the years 1955–1959, Moshe Prausnitz conducted salvage excavations on behalf of the Israel Department of Antiquities. He published only preliminary reports and most of the excavation finds remained unstudied.

Located at 32.7006, 35.5599 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prehistoric sites in Israel

Naharayim

Naharayim is a site on the border between Israel and Jordan where an hydroelectric power-plant was established in 1930. The Yarmuk River flows into the Jordan River at Naharayim. The plant, established by Pinchas Rutenberg, produced much of the energy consumed in the British Mandate of Palestine until Israel's War of Independence in 1948.

Located at 32.6444, 35.5728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1930, Former hydroelectric power stations, Power stations in Israel, Power stations in Jordan

Nahal Tavor

Nahal Tavor, lit. Tabor Stream, is an intermittent stream in the lower Galilee, Israel.

Located at 32.6524, 35.4632 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Israel, Nature reserves in Israel

Umm Qais

Umm Qais is a town in northern Jordan near the site of the ancient town of Gadara. It is situated in the extreme north-west of the country, where the borders of Jordan, Israel and Syria meet, perched on a hilltop (378 metres above sea level), overlooking the sea of Tiberias, the Golan heights and the Yarmuk gorge. Umm Qais is in Jordan's Irbid Governorate and belongs to the Bani Kinanah Department.

Located at 32.65, 35.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Irbid Governorate, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Ancient Greek sites in Jordan, Decapolis, Hellenistic colonies, New Testament places, Umm Qais, Titular sees in Asia

Island of Peace massacre

The Island of Peace massacre was a Mass murder attack that occurred at the Island of Peace site in Naharayim on March 13, 1997 in which a Jordanian soldier opened fire at a large group of Israeli schoolgirls from the AMIT Fuerst School in Beit Shemesh who were on a class field trip, killing seven of them and injuring six others.

Located at 32.6406, 35.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Israel–Jordan relations, Massacres in Israel, Mass murder in 1997, Israel–Jordan border, Massacres in Israel during the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Spree shootings in Israel, Terrorist incidents in 1997, Murder in Israel, School killings in Israel, Murdered Israeli children

Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque (Irbid)

Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque is a mosque in Irbid, Jordan. It was built originally during the Ottoman period but was renovated and expanded in 1998 to an area of roughly 600 square metres.

Located at 32.4956, 35.6839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Irbid Governorate, Mosques in Jordan

Yardenit

Yardenit, also known as the Yardenit Baptismal Site, is a baptism site located along the Jordan River in the Galilee region of northern Israel, which is frequented by Christian pilgrims. The site is located south of the river's outlet from the Sea of Galilee, near Kibbutz Kvutzat Kinneret, which owns and manages the site. According to Christian tradition, the baptism of Jesus actually took place in Qasr el Yahud, north of the Dead Sea and east of Jericho.

Located at 32.7111, 35.5714 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jordan River basin

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shuna esh Shamaliya, Khirbat ash Shūnah, Shūna, Ash Shūnah, Shuna Shamaliya, Khirbat esh Shūma, Khirbat esh Shuna, Khirbat Shūna, Ash Shūnah ash Shamālīyah, الشونة الشمالية