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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 88.89 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 65 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 64.29 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 95 (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 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Irbid - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 93.33 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 88.33 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.2 (Very 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 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 65.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.2 USD

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

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