Dion, Jordan

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Map of the Decapolis showing the location of Dion

Dion (alternatively Adun, Idoun, or Aydoun) is the name of an ancient city, which was a member of the Decapolis during the classical period. The exact location of the city is still disputed, but is thought to be a site near Al Hisn currently known as Aydoun, around the city of Irbid in Jordan.[1]

Famous people from Dion (Aydoun)[edit]

HE Major General Qassem Pasha Al-Nasser Abdullatif Al Nasser, Mahmoud Al Nasser, Idrees Al Nasser

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Decapolis". Retrieved 2009-05-23. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°35′55″N 35°51′30″E / 32.59861°N 35.85833°E / 32.59861; 35.85833