Petra

Petra, the fabled "rose red city, half as old as time", is a well known ancient Nabataean city in the south of . Due to its breathtaking grandeur and fabulous ruins, Petra was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
Al-Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in Petra, a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. Photo: Graham Racher, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Castle
, also Li or Alwaeira Castle is a small crusader castle close to in .

Tourist attraction
The is a religious temple in the Nabataean city of Petra. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
The Petra Garden and Pool Complex is a name given to a series of structures within the center of the city of Petra.

Petra

Latitude
30.3258° or 30° 19' 33" north
Longitude
35.4746° or 35° 28' 28.4" east
Open Location Code
8G2Q8FGF+8R
Elevation
879 metres (2,884 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 7549551054
Geo­Names ID
250745
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  • Afrikaans: Petra
  • Albanian: Petra
  • Amharic: ጴጥራ
  • Arabic: Petra
  • Arabic: البترا
  • Arabic: البتراء
  • Arabic: المدينة الوردية
  • Arabic: بتراء
  • Arabic: تاريخ البتراء
  • Arabic: تحرير البتراء (الأردن)
  • Armenian: Պետրա
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  • Bengali: পেত্রা
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  • Burmese: ပီထရာမြို့
  • Catalan: Petra d'Aràbia
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  • Central Kurdish: پێترا
  • Chinese: 佩特拉
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  • Dhivehi: ޕެޓްރާ
  • Dutch: Petra (historische stad)
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  • Dutch: Raqmu
  • Egyptian Arabic: بيترا
  • English: Petra, Jordan
  • English: Raqmu
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  • Greek: Πέτρα Ιορδανίας
  • Gujarati: પેટ્રા
  • Hebrew: פטרה
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  • Hungarian: Petra
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  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Petra (Jordania)
  • Irish: Petra
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  • Italian: Reqem
  • Japanese: ペトラ
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  • Kabiyè: Peetiraa
  • Kannada: ಪೆಟ್ರಾ
  • Kazakh: Петра
  • Korean: 페트라
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  • Latin: Petra (Iordania)
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  • Malayalam: പെട്ര
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  • Maltese: Raqmu
  • Marathi: पेट्रा
  • Mingrelian: პეტრა
  • Mongolian: Петра
  • Nepali: पेत्रा
  • Norwegian: Petra
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Petra
  • Occitan (post 1500): Petra
  • Panjabi: ਪੇਤਰਾ
  • Persian: پترا
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  • Portuguese: Petra
  • Pushto: پټرا
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  • Somali: Petra-Nabataean
  • South Azerbaijani: پترا
  • Spanish: Al-Batrā
  • Spanish: Petra
  • Spanish: Raqmu
  • Spanish: Rekem
  • Swedish: Petra
  • Tamil: பெட்ரா
  • Telugu: పెట్రా
  • Thai: นครเปตรา
  • Thai: เปตรา
  • Turkish: Petra
  • Ukrainian: Петра
  • Urdu: بترا
  • Vietnamese: Petra
  • Waray (Philippines): Petra
  • Welsh: Petra
  • Wu Chinese: 佩特拉
  • Yue Chinese: 佩特拉
  • Zeeuws: Petra
  • Al Batrā’
  • Baţrā’

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