in Jerash Governorate, Jordan

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.281 and 35.899 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 16' 50" and E 35° 53' 57"
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: 04:21 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 7:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Jordan in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,2 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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Delve into Jarash

Jarash in Jerash Governorate with it's 27,046 habitants is located in Jordan about 23 mi (or 36 km) north of Amman, the country's capital town.

Current time in Jarash is now 04:21 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Jarash, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Jordan is King Hussein Air College in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 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 Ancient City of Bosra in Syria at a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km). The closest in Jordan is Quseir Amra in a distance of 52 mi (or 61 km), North-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Mastabah, Sakhrah, Burma, 'Ajlun and Birayn. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 20%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 15% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Monday, 20th of May 2024

32°C (89 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

31°C (87 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

31°C (88 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Jerash (Gerasa) - Giordania

Published: April 13, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Face to Face

Pietra chiara che illumina il panorama circostante e sembra prendere ulteriore luce dal cielo. Jerash, l'antica Gerasa, è conosciuta come la “Pompei d'Oriente”e sorge a circa 50 chilometri...

Jerash driving - Jordan - Jordania www.WakacjeZaGrosze.com & www.TripSpy.co.uk

Published: December 10, 2013
Length: 53:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: wakacjezagrosze

Najlepsze wakacyjne oferty - http://www.WakacjeZaGrosze.com Loty za 1zl tylko na - http://www.RyanairDeals.com Najlepsza wyszukiwarka hoteli - http://www.Hootel.pl Wynajem samochodów na ...

6. Jordan: Jerash

Published: March 06, 2014
Length: 24:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: giannis psaroudakis

Photos and full video - giannispsaroudakis.com Γέρασα ήταν μια σπουδαία και ακμάζουσα πόλη των Ελληνορωμαικών χρόνων.Η κτισμέν...

جرش الاردن المدرج الروماني الشمالي Jerash Jordan

Published: December 15, 2010
Length: 38:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Khaled Aziz

جرش الاردن المدرج الروماني الشمالي Jerash Jordan.

Jordan. Temple of Artemis, Jerash - one of the Roman temples that remain intact in situ

Published: April 26, 2014
Length: 16:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com 9726905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi...

Gerasa (Jerash), Jordan - The Southern Theater ג'רש, ירדן - נכנסים אל התיאטרון הדרומי

Published: April 22, 2014
Length: 59:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zahi Shaked. Israeli tour guide צחי שקד. מורה

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com 9726905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi...

Jerash Pillars

Published: April 01, 2014
Length: 28:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sean McMahon

The pillars in Jerash are just balanced on their pedestals. The nail on the rock show the movement of the pillar when you push on it.

Moving Spoon at Temple of Artemis Jordan Jerash Ruins Jarash Gerasa Jordanien Säule wackelt

Published: March 29, 2013
Length: 57:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: funguspille

alatoom jerash.wmv

Published: December 12, 2009
Length: 37:06 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: mahmoud alatoom alatoom

محمود العتوم.

Jaresh, Jordan

Published: February 24, 2011
Length: 33:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: David Dalton

Some handheld footage of our trip to Jaresh, Jordan.

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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.


Jerash, the Gerasa of Antiquity, is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate (محافظة جرش), which is situated in the north of Jordan, 48 kilometres north of the capital Amman towards Syria. Jerash Governorate's geographical features vary from cold mountains to fertile valleys from 250 to 300 metres (to ft) above sea level, suitable for growing a wide variety of crops.

Located at 32.2723, 35.8914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places established in the 4th millennium BC, Archaeological sites in Jordan, Populated places in the Jerash Governorate, Decapolis, Roman towns and cities in Jordan, Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Former populated places in Southwest Asia

Jerash Governorate

Jerash is one of the governorates of Jordan; it is located north of Amman, Jordan's capital. It carrys the name of its capital and largest city, Jerash City. Jerash Governorate has the smallest area of the 12 governorates of Jordan, yet it has the second highest density in Jordan after Irbid Governorate. Jerash Governorate is ranked 7th by population.

Located at 32.2769, 35.9056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jerash Governorate, Governorates of Jordan


Souf (سوف) is a town in Jerash Governorate, Jordan, set over a series of mountains at an altitude of 1,000 meters. Souf is situated 35 miles north of Amman the capital of Jordan. The total population of Souf exceeds 14,000 people, while it covers a wide area of agricultural land considered the widest in Jerash. For many centuries, Souf belonged to al-Meradh region; which has been called المعراض in Arabic because it defeated Bedouins used to attack on north Jordan during the 19th century.

Located at 32.3056, 35.8836 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Jerash Governorate

Souf refugee camp

Souf Camp is a Palestinian refugee camp situated nearby the town of Souf and the city of Jerash in Jordan. According to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), there was 21,900 people living in the camp in 2005, of which 20,530 were registered refugees.

Located at 32.3083, 35.8854 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Populated places established in 1967

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Jarash.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gerasa, Jerasa, Djerash, Jerash, Jarash, جرش, גרש, Джераш