Irbid Tourism

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Irbid (Arabic: إربد‎‎), 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 (Capitolias), and Um Qais. It's 20 km south of the Syrian border. Irbid is the third largest city in Jordan by population (after Amman and Zarqa). Metropolitan Irbid is the second largest. The province of Irbid Governorate has the second largest population, and the highest population density in the kingdom. The city is a major ground transportation hub between Amman, Syria to the north, and Mafraq to the east. The Irbid region is also home to several colleges and universities. The two most prominent universities are Jordan University of Science and Technology and Yarmouk University.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Irbid in Jordan is an ideal destination for a vacation! This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Amman, Jordan. Add Amman to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Hotel Misk, Marriott Amman Hotel, Crystal Hotel. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Queen Alia International Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Irbid*

  • Pollution Statistics in Irbid

    Know the pollution level of Irbid before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 93.75 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 87.5 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Irbid: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Irbid for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Irbid.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Living in Irbid - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.33 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 92.1 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 44.04 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.88 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 50.98 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Irbid

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Irbid

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 69.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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