Ancient Gadara Umm Qais, Jordan

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The ancient Greco-Roman city of Gadara, a member of the Decapolis, is located in modern Umm Qais, Jordan. Gadara is mentioned in the Bible as the site where Jesus cast out demons and sent them into pigs.

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318915
Names
Gadara
Ancient Gadara
Umm Qais
Umm Qays
Periods
Location
Coordinates
32.655780° N, 35.678680° E

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Ancient Gadara (Umm Qais, Jordan)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015