in Zarqa Governorate, Jordan
- Amman-Marka International Airport (9 mi)
- King Hussein Air College (22 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (25 mi)
- Bar Yehuda Airfield (66 mi)
- Ben Ya'akov Airport (70 mi)
- Ben Gurion International Airport (70 mi)
- Haifa International Airport (79 mi)
- Kiryat Shmona Airport (84 mi)
- Damascus International Airport (96 mi)
- Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (126 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (162 mi)
- Quseir Amra (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Ancient City of Bosra (Unesco heritage, 38 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 41 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 61 mi)
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (Unesco heritage, 64 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 68 mi)
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Unesco heritage, 77 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 77 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.073 and 36.088 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 4' 21" and E 36° 5' 16"
- 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: 06:04 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Amman
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:05 am and 5:31 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,5 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: 2020-02-26 07:22:28
Zarqa in Zarqa Governorate with it's 792,665 inhabitants is located in Jordan a little north-east of Amman, the country's capital.
Local time in Zarqa is now 06:04 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 11 airports in the wider vicinity of Zarqa, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Jordan is Amman-Marka International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 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 Quseir Amra in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), South-East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Hashimiyah, Ar Rusayfah, Birayn, Bal`ama and Amman. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 59 °F
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 42 °F|
|Evening Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Night Temperature||10°C / 51 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1020 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Friday, 28th of February 2020
17°C (62 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 29th of February 2020
11°C (52 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.
Sunday, 1st of March 2020
11°C (52 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
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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.
Az-Zarqāʔ is a city in Jordan located to the northeast of Amman. Zarqa is the capital of Zarqa Governorate (Arabic محافظة الزرقاء Muħāfazat az-Zarqā). Its name means "the blue one".
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Zarqa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kalaat el Zerka, Zerka, Qal‘at az Zarqā’, Az Zarqā’, زرقاء, الزرقاء, Зарка, Zarqa, Zarka, QZA, ザルカ, 자르카, Эз-Зарка, 扎尔卡