Irbid


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Irbid

a town in NW Jordan. Pop.: 280 000 (2005 est.)

Irbid

 

a city in northern Jordan, administrative center of the Irbid governorate. Population, 63,000 (1967). A highway junction, Irbid is a commercial center of an agricultural region (wheat, barley, olives). There is handicraft production of household articles in the city.

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Awad further explained that the new branch enjoys a strategic location, making it easy for citizens of Irbid to visit it.
Director of the Irbid Education Department, Fawaz Tamimi, said the department needs more infrastructure, such as school buildings and other facilities, to reduce overcrowding in schools, caused mainly by an influx of Syrian students.
Mangano added in an interview with Jordan News Agency (Petra) in which he spoke about the achievement of ACTED in 2015 and the planned strategies for 2016 "that water and sanitation projects included: Improving water quality and increasing water storage capacity through rehabilitation of As'ara water pumping station in Irbid.
The school has 20 classrooms, a library, science lab, computer labs and restrooms for teachers," he told the GDN from Irbid.
Other Jordanians, mostly from Irbid, were glad to get the exposure.
The loan, approved in 2014, is allocated for the Yarmouk Water Company for the extension of a water conveyer from Amman to Zarqa, as part of the Disi Water Conveyance Project and to support infrastructure projects in the Mafraq, Irbid, Ajloun and Jerash municipalities.
Other camps are the Emirati Jordanian Refugee Camp in Alzarqa, Park Refugee Camp in Al Ramtha city in Irbid governorate, and Cyber City Refugee Camp in Irbid governorate.
Located in Irbid within the city centre, the 11,000sqft store retails in-house brands Juniors and Giggles, as well as popular international brands including Lee Cooper, Barbie, Disney, Maui & Sons, Avent, Fisher-Price, Graco, Ferrari, Maxi-Cosi and Quinny,
Summary: Islamists criticise US ambassador for taking part in dabke folk dance at inauguration of US-funded project in Irbid.
Going through the mountains in Irbid, Jerash and Amman, followed by visiting the deserts of Wadi Rum and Petra as well as the Dead Sea and Wadi Mujib, made us appreciate the natural beauty of this country
Similar demonstrations took place in each of Irbid, Zarqa, Madaba and Al Bok Camp.