Um Aljmal

Um Aljmal

Umm el-Jimal, Umm al-Jimal, is a village in Northern Jordan. It is primarily notable for the substantial ruins of a Byzantine and early Islamic town which are clearly visible above the ground, as well as an older Roman village located to the southwest of the Byzantine ruins.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Mafraq Governorate

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Nabataean

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine & Islamic Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Um el-Jimal (City)

Date of Submission: 2001

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