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
Govrenorate Aqaba Govrenorate
Founded 3989 B.C.
Authority Established 2001
Govrenment
 • Teep Autonomous authority
 • Chief Commissioner Prof. Kamel O. Mahadeen
Aurie
 • Total 375 km2 (145 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Tot 106,800 Increase
  Data refers tae Aqaba Special Economic Zone
Time zone Jordan Staundart Time (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) observed (UTC+3)
Aurie code(s) +(962)3
Airports King Hussein Internaitional Airport
Wabsteid http://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.