Aqaba

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.
Photo: Kht01, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
is the official archaeological museum of the city of Aqaba in . Photo: Bel Adone, Public domain.

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

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

Localities in the Area

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.

Aqaba

Latitude
29.5267° or 29° 31' 36.1" north
Longitude
35.0078° or 35° 0' 28.2" east
Open Location Code
7GXQG2G5+M4
Population
103,000
IATA airport code
AQJ
United Nations Location Codes
JO AQB and JO AQJ
Elevation
46 metres (151 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 798842911
Geo­Names ID
250774
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Akaba
  • Albanian: Akaba
  • Albanian: Akabe
  • Albanian: Aqaba
  • Arabic: Aqaba
  • Arabic: العقبة
  • Arabic: العقبه
  • Arabic: جحفية
  • Arabic: مدينة العقبة
  • Arabic: مدينه العقبة
  • Armenian: Ակաբա
  • Asturian: Áqaba
  • Azerbaijani: Aqaba
  • Bashkir: Ғәкәбә
  • Basque: Akaba
  • Basque: Aqaba
  • Belarusian: Акаба
  • Bengali: আকাবা
  • Bulgarian: Акаба
  • Catalan: Aelana
  • Catalan: Akaba
  • Catalan: Al-'Aqaba
  • Catalan: Àcaba
  • Catalan: Àqaba
  • Chinese: 亚喀巴
  • Chinese: 亞喀巴
  • Croatian: Akaba
  • Croatian: Aqaba
  • Czech: Akaba
  • Danish: Akaba
  • Danish: Aqaba
  • Dutch: Aelana
  • Dutch: Akaba
  • Dutch: Al-Akaba
  • Dutch: Al-Aqaba
  • Dutch: Aqaba
  • Egyptian Arabic: العقبه
  • Esperanto: Akabo
  • Estonian: Al-'Aqabah
  • Estonian: Al-‘Aqabah
  • Finnish: Akaba
  • Finnish: Aqaba
  • Finnish: Aqabah
  • French: Aqaba
  • French: Elath
  • Georgian: აკაბა
  • Georgian: აქაბა
  • German: Aelana
  • German: Akaba
  • German: Al-ʿAqabah
  • German: Aqaba
  • Greek: Άκαμπα
  • Gujarati: અકાબા
  • Hebrew: עקבה
  • Hindi: अक़बा
  • Hindi: अकाबा
  • Hungarian: Akaba
  • Indonesian: Aqaba
  • Irish: Aqaba
  • Italian: 'Aqaba
  • Italian: Aila
  • Italian: Aqaba
  • Japanese: アカバ
  • Japanese: エル・アカバ
  • Javanese: Aqaba
  • Kannada: ಅಕಬ
  • Kannada: ಅಕಾಬಾ
  • Kazakh: Akaba qalası
  • Kazakh: Акаба қаласы
  • Kazakh: اكابا قالاسى
  • Korean: 아카바
  • Latvian: Akaba
  • Limburgan: Aqaba
  • Lithuanian: Akaba
  • Luxembourgish: Akaba
  • Luxembourgish: Aqaba
  • Malay: Aqaba
  • Malayalam: Aqaba
  • Malayalam: അക്വാബ
  • Malayalam: അക്വാബാ
  • Marathi: अकाबा
  • Mazanderani: عقبه
  • Norwegian: Akaba
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Akaba
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Aqaba
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Akaba
  • Persian: عقبه
  • Polish: Akaba
  • Polish: Al-Akaba
  • Portuguese: Aqaba
  • Portuguese: Ayla
  • Portuguese: Ácaba
  • Romanian: Akaba
  • Romanian: Aqaba
  • Russian: Аила
  • Russian: Акаба
  • Russian: Аэлана
  • Russian: Элат
  • Scots: Aqaba
  • Serbian: Акаба
  • Serbo-Croatian: Akaba
  • Sinhala: අකබා
  • Slovak: Akaba
  • Slovenian: Akaba
  • Slovenian: Aqaba
  • Spanish: Acaba
  • Spanish: Al-Aqaba
  • Spanish: Al Aqaba
  • Spanish: Aqaba
  • Spanish: Áqaba
  • Swedish: Akaba
  • Swedish: Al-Aqaba
  • Swedish: Al `Aqabah
  • Swedish: Aqaba
  • Tamil: அகிஆபா
  • Telugu: అకాబ
  • Thai: อัลอะเกาะบะฮ์
  • Thai: แอคะบา
  • Turkish: Akabe
  • Ukrainian: Акаба
  • Urdu: عقبہ
  • Vietnamese: Aqaba
  • Waray (Philippines): Aqaba
  • Welsh: Acaba
  • Welsh: Al-'Aqabah
  • Welsh: Aqaba
  • Western Frisian: Akaba
  • Western Panjabi: عقبہ
  • Wu Chinese: 亚喀巴
  • Qal`at el `Aqaba
  • `Aqaba

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