Al Karak

city in Jordan

Al Karak is a city in Jordan, located within the Karak district in the Karak governorate, south of the capital, Amman, about 120 km away. It has a population of about 32,000. Its high mountains overlook the Dead Sea and the Southern Jordan Valley.

Al-Karak
الكرك
City
The Kerak Castle
Nickname(s): 
Qir of Moab
Al-Karak is located in Jordan
Al-Karak
Al-Karak
Coordinates: 31°11′0″N 35°42′0″E / 31.18333°N 35.70000°E / 31.18333; 35.70000
Grid position216/065
Country Jordan
GovernorateKarak Governorate
Area
 • Metro
765 km2 (295 sq mi)
Elevation
930 m (3,051 ft)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • City32,216[1]
 • Metro
351,169
Time zoneGMT +2
 • Summer (DST)+3
Area code(s)+(962)2

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jordan: Governorates, Major Cities & Urban Localities - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information".
  2. (in Arabic) > [1]