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.
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Notable Places in the Area

The Monastery of the Temptation is a Greek Orthodox monastery located in Jericho, Palestine. is situated 3½ km northwest of Jericho. Photo: DR, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is said to be the hill in the Judean Desert where Jesus was tempted by the devil. is situated 3½ km northwest of Jericho. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Archaeological site
also known as Tel Jericho or Ancient Jericho, is the site of ancient and biblical Jericho and today a UNESCO-nominated archaeological site in the , located two kilometres north of the centre of Jericho. is situated 2 km northwest of Jericho. Photo: Fullo88, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

al-Nuway'imah is a Palestinian village in the in the eastern , located five kilometers north of Jericho. is situated 2 km north of Jericho.

Aqabat Jaber is a Palestinian refugee camp in the of the eastern , situated in the Jordan Valley, three kilometers southwest of Jericho. is situated 2½ km southwest of Jericho. Photo: Bantosh, Public domain.

Na'omi is a moshav shitufi and Israeli settlement in the . is situated 6 km north of Jericho. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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