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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Ancient Gadara
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32.655780° N, 35.678680° E

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Ancient Gadara (Umm Qais, Jordan)
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April 11, 2015