Jericho

Jericho, the "City of Palms", is a small city within the Palestinian Territories close to the northern end of and some 55 km from . Jericho has about 22,000 residents.
Photo: Jayzel68, Public domain. Photo: J23-007, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
, also known as Tel Jericho or Ancient Jericho, is a UNESCO-nominated archaeological site in the , located adjacent to the two kilometres north of the centre of Jericho. Photo: Fullo88, Public domain.

Archaeological site
is an important early Islamic archaeological site of the Umayyad dynasty from the first half of the 8th century. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Summit
The is said to be the hill in the Judean Desert where Jesus was tempted by the devil. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Monastery
The Monastery of the Temptation is a Greek Orthodox monastery located in Jericho, Palestine. Photo: DR, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
al-Nuway'imah is a Palestinian village in the in the eastern , located five kilometers north of Jericho.

Town
Aqabat Jaber is a Palestinian refugee camp in the of the eastern , situated in the Jordan Valley, three kilometers southwest of Jericho. Photo: Bantosh, Public domain.

Village
ʿEin as-Sulṭān, also ʿAin Sulṭān Camp, is a village and Palestinian refugee camp in the…

Jericho

Latitude
31.856° or 31° 51' 21.6" north
Longitude
35.4599° or 35° 27' 35.6" east
Open Location Code
8G3QVF45+9X
Population
22,000
Elevation
-233 metres (-764 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432335269
Geo­Names ID
284899
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Jericho
  • Afrikaans: Jerigo
  • Amharic: ኢያሪኮ
  • Arabic: Arīḩā
  • Arabic: Jericó
  • Arabic: أريحا
  • Arabic: مدينة القمر
  • Aragonese: Chericó
  • Asturian: Xericó
  • Basque: Jeriko
  • Belarusian: Іерыхон
  • Belarusian: Ерыхон
  • Bengali: জেরিক
  • Bengali: জেরিকো
  • Bosnian: Jerihon
  • Breton: Jeriko
  • Bulgarian: Йерихон
  • Catalan: Jericó
  • Cebuano: Jericho
  • Chinese: 杰里科
  • Chinese: 耶利哥
  • Chinese: 耶律哥
  • Chinese: 艾里哈
  • Chuvash: Иерихон
  • Croatian: Jerihon
  • Czech: Jericho
  • Danish: Jeriko
  • Dutch: Jericho
  • Egyptian Arabic: اریحا
  • English: Moon city
  • Esperanto: Jeriĥo
  • Estonian: Jeeriko
  • Faroese: Jeriko
  • Finnish: Jeriko
  • French: Jéricho
  • Galician: Xericó
  • Georgian: იერიქონი
  • German: Jericho
  • Gothic: 𐌴𐌹𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍉
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌹𐌺𐍉
  • Greek: Ιεριχώ
  • Gujarati: જેરિકો
  • Gujarati: જેરીકો
  • Hebrew: ירחו
  • Hebrew: יריחו
  • Hebrew: עיר התמרים
  • Hindi: जेरिको
  • Hungarian: Jerikó
  • Indonesian: Yerikho
  • Irish: Ireachó
  • Italian: Gerico
  • Japanese: エリコ
  • Japanese: 海抜マイナス258m
  • Kalaallisut: Jericho
  • Kannada: ಜೆರಿಕೊ
  • Kashubian: Jerichò
  • Korean: 예리코
  • Kurdish: Cerîko
  • Latin: Hiericus
  • Latin: Iericho
  • Latin: Ierichus
  • Latvian: Jerihona
  • Latvian: Jērika
  • Lithuanian: Jerichas
  • Macedonian: Јерихон
  • Macedonian: Ерихон
  • Malagasy: Jeriko
  • Malay: Jericho
  • Marathi: जेरिचो
  • Marathi: जेरीचो
  • Norwegian: Jeriko
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jeriko
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jeriko
  • Occitan (post 1500): Jerico
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܝܪܝܚܘ
  • Ossetian: Иерихон
  • Persian: اریحا
  • Polish: Jerycho
  • Portuguese: Jericó
  • Romanian: Ierihon
  • Russian: Иерихон
  • Scots: Jericho
  • Serbian: Јерихон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jerihon
  • Sinhala: ජෙරිචෝ
  • Slovak: Jericho
  • Spanish: Jerico
  • Spanish: Jericó
  • Swahili: Yeriko
  • Swedish: Jeriko
  • Tagalog: Jerico
  • Tamil: எரிக்கோ
  • Tamil: ஜெரிக்கோ
  • Telugu: జెరికో
  • Thai: เมืองเจริโค
  • Thai: เยริคโชว์
  • Turkish: Eriha
  • Ukrainian: Єрихон
  • Urdu: اریحا
  • Uzbek: Iyerixon
  • Vietnamese: Jericho
  • Waray (Philippines): Jericó
  • Western Panjabi: اریحا
  • Wu Chinese: 杰里科
  • Yiddish: יריחו
  • Yue Chinese: 耶利哥
  • Zeeuws: Jericho
  • Erīha
  • Yerīhō
  • Yirīḩū

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