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Ma'an, Jordan

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 30.194958, 35.734241.

Ma'an is a small city which can be found in south central Jordan, located to the south of the country's capital city Amman. It is the largest and the main city of the Ma'an Governorate and is a small local center of social, cultural and business life of the region. It is situated very close to the most important historical and cultural monument of the country, Petra. Traditionally, it has been a very important transport hub as it is located on a very old trade route known as the King's Road connecting the cities of Amman and Damascus with the heavily populated areas of the north of Egypt. The distance from Ma'an to Damascus is about 230 miles and the distance to the capital city of the country is about 145 miles. The city of Eliat and the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba are located about 70 miles south of Ma'an, and Cairo can be found 270 miles sheer east.

Ma'an has the total area of about 3 square miles and is located in the dry lowlands of the southern part of the country. The city was established during the Nabatean period, followed by Islamic and Ottoman eras. Today, the city has a special local economic zone and is known as an education hub, with a small private educational establishment, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, located there. A known Highway 15, which is sometimes called the Deserts Highway and runs along the western border of the country, enters the city from its northern part and meets Highway 5 right there. Ma'an is surrounded by dry and deserted areas, with a few villages like Al Mdayrej, Al-Jafr, Shobak, and others. There is a large national military airport, King Feisal bin Abdul Aziz Air Base, which can be found about 12 miles east of the city of Ma'an.

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Ma'an, Jordan Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Ma'an, Jordan is 30.194958, and the longitude is 35.734241. Ma'an, Jordan is located at Jordan country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 30° 11' 41.8488'' N and 35° 44' 3.2676'' E.

Ma'an, Jordan Geographic Information
CountryJordan
Latitude30.194958
Longitude35.734241
DMS Lat30° 11' 41.8488'' N
DMS Long35° 44' 3.2676'' E
UTM Easting763,243.96
UTM Northing3,343,549.20
CategoryCities
Country CodeJO
Zoom Level10

Coordinates of Ma'an, Jordan is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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