“Barqash Forest”..a distinctive nature in northern Jordan

2024-04-20 2024-04-20T15:10:29Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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Weather of Arabia - Barqash forests are considered a natural reserve with a history extending over several centuries. They are located in the southeast of the Koura District in Irbid Governorate. They are considered the jewel of nature in Irbid, the bride of the north.

Barqash forests are distinguished by their unique beauty, as they are characterized by their picturesque and charming scenery. They include a rich environment of dense forests containing oaks and rare and evergreen forest trees. Many of their trees are more than 500 years old. They also provide shelter for hundreds of different types of animals, making them One of the most beautiful rural areas in Jordan.

 

Burqash forests... home to biodiversity and natural beauty

The Barqash forests in the Kingdom of Jordan are distinguished by their unique biological diversity, as they contain 47 species of forest trees, with oak, mullein and maple, which cover the largest areas in the Kingdom. In addition to this are Palestinian terebinth, hawthorn, sumac, fir, cedar, salmon, sidr, cypress, doum and wild pear. These forests are considered home to about Two million ancient forest trees of oak, oak, terebinth and hawthorn.

The Barqash forests are distinguished by their natural beauty, flowers, fertile environment, and the diversity of their forests, towering mountains, orchards, and valleys filled with water and trees. In addition, the Barqash forests contain a natural cave known as the “Cave of Noon,” which is estimated to be about 4 million years old, and is considered a distinguished natural landmark in the world.

Among the prominent tourist and archaeological landmarks in Barqash, the forests stand out, in addition to what is known as “Ras Barqash,” which rises about 875 meters above sea level and provides stunning views of northern Jordan, the Hauran Plains, Mount Hermon, Mount Carmel, the Baysan Valley, and the Jenin District in Palestine.

 

 

Barqash Reserve

The Barqash site also includes a wildlife reserve located in the northeastern part of Mount Barqash, extending over an area of 20,000 dunams. The wildlife within this reserve is diverse with multiple types of wild deer, brown deer (Il Dama), and mountain sheep, numbering 500. Deer The reserve also includes various types of wild birds, including the pheasant, partridge, turkey, and peacock.

 

 

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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