Petra

Local nameالبتراء (Petra)
LocationMa'an, Jordan

Petra, originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. Petra lies on the slope of Jabal Al-Madbah in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of the Arabah valley that runs from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. Petra is believed to have been settled as early as 9,000 BC, and it was possibly established in the 4th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataean Kingdom.

Tags Archaeological SiteUNESCOHeritage
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petra

Official Website http://www.visitpetra.jo/

Address Jordan

Coordinates 30°19'38.631" N 35°26'47.042" E

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