Marj Al-hamam

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Marj Al-hamam, Marj El-hamam
مرج سكا
مرج الحمام
District within Greater Amman Municipality (GAM)
The Eastern Entrance of the District
The Eastern Entrance of the District
Flag of Marj Al-hamam, Marj El-hamam
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Nickname(s): The Meadow of doves
Coordinates: 31°57′N 35°49′E / 31.950°N 35.817°E / 31.950; 35.817
Country  Jordan
Governorate Amman Governorate
Government
 • Greater Municipalities of Amman's Mayor Abdulhalim AlKilani , Mohammad Almanaseer
Area
 • Total 53 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 895-1,070 m (2,936-4,265 ft)
Time zone UTC+2 (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 06
Website http://www.ammancity.gov.jo/en/gam/index.asp

Marj Al-hamam (Arabic: مرج الحمام‎) Literally "Meadow of Doves" in Arabic language, is the District No. (27) of Metropolitan Amman – Greater Amman Municipality (GAM); it is situated to the western part of GAM. It comprises 16 neighborhoods and population gatherings (Circassians neighborhood, Alia Housing, Officers Housing,..); it is 53 Km2 of space; its population counts for 50000 capita. Its zoning borders include Naour, Mqabalein, and Wadi EsSeer.[1] It is situated approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of the country's capital, Amman. Since 2007, it has been part of the Greater Amman Municipality.[2][3]

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