'Ara'ir

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`Ara`ir
`Ara`ir is located in Jordan
`Ara`ir
`Ara`ir
Location in Jordan
Coordinates: 31°28′17″N 35°49′19″E / 31.47151°N 35.821922°E / 31.47151; 35.821922Coordinates: 31°28′17″N 35°49′19″E / 31.47151°N 35.821922°E / 31.47151; 35.821922
Country Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan
Governorate Madaba Governorate
Time zone UTC + 2

`Ara`ir is a town in the Madaba Governorate of north-western Jordan,[1] thought to be the biblical town of Aroer.[2] Aroes in Hellenistic and Roman periods.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maplandia world gazetteer
  2. ^ Erwin Louis Lueker, The Concordia Bible Dictionary (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1963)
  3. ^ Parker, S.; R. Talbert; T. Elliott; S. Gillies. "Places: 697635 (Aroes)". Pleiades. Retrieved August 6, 2014.