Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. It also has the second largest metropolitan population in Jordan after Amman, with a population of around 1,088,100, and is located about 70 km north of Amman on the northern ridge of the Gilead, equidistant from Pella, Beit Ras, and Um Qais. It's 20 km south of the Syrian border.
Irbid is the third largest city in Jordan by population. Metropolitan Irbid is the second largest.
Coordinates 32°32'44.88" N 35°51'24.433" E