Petra is in and has about 14,000 residents and an elevation of 1127 meters.

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Petra, originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern . is situated 3 km west of Petra. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

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Al-Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in , a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. is situated 2½ km west of Petra. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Qasr al-Bint is a religious temple in the Nabataean city of . is situated 4 km west of Petra. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Vaux Moise, also Li Vaux Moise is a small crusader castle close to in . is situated 2 km northwest of Petra.


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