Irbid

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Irbid

مدينة إربد

Arabella (Ancient Greek)
City
Irbid1.jpg
Nickname(s): 
Bride of the North in Arabic: عروس الشمال
Irbid is located in Jordan
Irbid
Irbid
Coordinates: 32°33′0″N 35°51′0″E / 32.55000°N 35.85000°E / 32.55000; 35.85000Coordinates: 32°33′0″N 35°51′0″E / 32.55000°N 35.85000°E / 32.55000; 35.85000
CountryJordan
ProvinceIrbid Governorate
Founded5000 B.C.
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • MayorHussein Bani Hani
Area
 • City30 km2 (10 sq mi)
 • Metro
410 km2 (158.30 sq mi)
Elevation620 m (2,034 ft)
Population
(2015)[2]
 • City502,714
 • Metro
1,770,158
Time zoneGMT +2
 • Summer (DST)+3
Area code(s)+(962)2
Websitehttp://www.irbid.gov.jo/

Irbid (Arabic: إربد‎) is the capital city of the Irbid Governorate.

Twin towns - Sister cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kjeilen, Tore. "Irbid - LookLex Encyclopaedia". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. http://www.dos.gov.jo/sdb_pop/sdb_pop_e/ehsaat/alsokan/2010/2-2.pdf

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Irbid at Wikimedia Commons
  • Irbid travel guide from Wikivoyage