Ar Ruşayfah
in Zarqa Governorate, Jordan

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.017 and 36.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 1' 2" and E 36° 1' 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: 11:12 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:35 am and 7:29 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: 3,2 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: 2024-05-19 08:11:23

Explore Ar Ruşayfah

Ar Ruşayfah in Zarqa Governorate is a city in Jordan a little north-east of Amman, the country's capital.

Local time in Ar Ruşayfah is now 11:12 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports in the vicinity of Ar Ruşayfah, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Jordan is Amman-Marka International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Jordan is Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) in a distance of 36 mi (or 58 km), South.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zarqa, Amman, Birayn, Al Jubayhah and Al `Abdalli. 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.

Looking over Amman from Darat al Funun

Published: May 21, 2014
Length: 15:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dan Woods

The Darat al Funun incorporates the foundation of the late Khalid Shoman. It's a beautiful building in an amazing location and well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Zarqa Cash Room Event July 2013 Part 3/3

Published: July 04, 2013
Length: 30:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cairo Amman Bank

Cash Room Event.

And We Shall Find Tales In The Shadows - a unique glimpse into lives of young Syrian refugee

Published: June 12, 2014
Length: 48:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: photovoiceuk

PhotoVoice were delighted to recently partner with World Vision UK, on a project working with a group of young Syrian refugee and host community young people in Jordan. Our project managers...

سفينة في مدينة الزرقاء

Published: January 12, 2013
Length: 02:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

سفينة في مدينة الزرقاء وسمك القرش في محيط الجامعة الأردنية.

جنازة الشهيد وائل الذي استشهد في سجون الاحتلال إثر التعذيب

Published: August 07, 2014
Length: 58:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

الزرقاء - الأردن - جنازة الشهيد وائل سليم محمود مصطفى من قرية عينبوس الذي استشهد في سجون الاحتلال إثر التعذيب...

مخيم الزرقاء 22/7/2013 فيديو (1)

Published: July 23, 2013
Length: 20:41 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

مخيم الزرقاء يشتعل بسبب جرف الشرطة للبسطات التي بالمخيم بطريقة هوجاء.

الثلج في مدينة الزرقاء 9/1/2015

Published: January 09, 2015
Length: 47:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

مسيرة من اجلك يا غزة 25/7/2014 مدينة الزرقاء من مسجد عمر ومسجد الشيشان والالتقاء معا في مسيرة ضخمة

Published: July 25, 2014
Length: 14:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

صباح الزرقاء الأبيض

Published: January 10, 2013
Length: 42:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

صباح يوم الخميس 10/1/2013 صباح الزرقاء الأبيض الجميل بعد ليلة عاصفة.

الزرقاء في حلتها الجميلة عروس في يوم جمعة

Published: February 20, 2015
Length: 30:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو العباس

غطت فجر اليوم الثلوج في مدينة الزرقاء من سنوات لم تشهد الزرقاء هذا التساقط الجميل نتذكر ان الله عز جل عندما...

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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.

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.

Located at 32.0091, 36.0205 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1968, Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ruseifa, Er Ruseifa, Reseife, Er Refeia, Ar Ruşayfah, الرصيفة