Al- Salt

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Salt, Al-


a city in northwestern Jordan and the capital of the liwa (province) of al-Balqa. Population, 19,000 (1970). Connected by a highway with Amman, al-Salt is the commercial center of an agricultural region dominated by grape growing and wine-making. Handicrafts are produced in the city.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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