Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Al Qarqar


Also CalledQarqar
Latitude, Longitude31.363060, 37.542780
Point Precision500 m
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000) (Karkor): “on the Wadi Sirhan
  • Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary (1992) (Karkor (place)): “on the Wadi Sirhan in the northern Hegaz, 150 miles from Jogbehah and 50 miles southeast of the oasis of Azraq
Precise Coordinates NotesGoogle places it just to the east, along the road at Ayn al Hawwasi (also OpenStreetMap)
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Biblical places associated with Al Qarqar

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

satellite view of the region around Al Qarqar
Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019 (modified)