Aqaba is 's only port city. It is on the Gulf of Aqaba in the extreme south of the country, adjacent to Eilat in Israel. Aqaba has about 103,000 residents.
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Aqaba Archaeological Museum is the official archaeological museum of the city of Aqaba in . Photo: Bel Adone, Public domain.

The , Mamluk Castle or Aqaba Fort, located in Aqaba, , is a fortress originally… Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

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Aqaba is the only coastal city in and the largest and most populous city on the Gulf of Aqaba.

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is the only city on the Red Sea. is the southernmost town in Israel, isolated from the rest of the country by the desert. Photo: Chris Yunker, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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