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Zaatari
مخيم الزعتري
Refugee camp
An Aerial View of the Za'atri Refugee Camp.jpg
Country  Jordan
Governorate Mafraq Governorate
Settled July 2012
Population (2015)
 • Total 78,908
 • Density 62,710/sq mi (24,212/km2)
  figures from 2 January 2018 (UNHCR)
Time zone UTC+2 (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +(962)2
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan (9660903303)
Main street

Zaatari refugee camp is a refugee camp. It is located in Jordan, about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the Syrian border. It is one of the world's largest refugee camps. it is the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees. It developed into a permanent setltement, with a main street, and a market along the main street. In August 2015, UNHCR estimated a population of 79.900 people. The camp covers an area of about 15 square kilometres (5.8 sq mi). Over time, Zaatari has grown to be Jordan's fourth-largest settlement.


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