Aqaba

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Aqaba

العقبة
Ceety
Aqaba3.jpg
Offeecial seal o Aqaba
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The Bride o the Reid Sea
Motto(s): 
Aqaba adorn bi its sons haunds
Aqaba is locatit in Jordan
Aqaba
Aqaba
Aqaba in Jordan, on the Gulf o Aqaba.
Coordinates: 29°31′00″N 35°00′00″E / 29.5167°N 35°E / 29.5167; 35
Kintra Jordan
GovrenorateAqaba Govrenorate
Founded3989 B.C.
Authority Established2001
Govrenment
 • TeepAutonomous authority
 • Chief CommissionerProf. Kamel O. Mahadeen
Area
 • Total375 km2 (145 sq mi)
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2011 est.)
 • Tot106,800 Increase
 Data refers tae Aqaba Special Economic Zone
Time zoneUTC+2 (Jordan Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (observed)
Aurie code(s)+(962)3
AirportsKing Hussein Internaitional Airport
Wabsteidhttp://www.aseza.jo
http://www.aqaba.jo

Aqaba (Arabic: العقبةal-ʻAqabah , "the Obstacle") is a Jordanian coastal ceety situatit at the northeastren tip o the Reid Sea.