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King Abdullah II Square

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Address:
Ramallah & Al Bireh
Description:

King Abdullah II Square - The King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein (King of Jordan) Square is situated on Tokyo Street, near the Ramallah Cultural Palace. At the center of the square stands a stone pillar, on which a sculpture of a hawk is perched, symbolizing the Hawk of Quraysh; which has long been the symbol of the Hashemite family. The square also contains basins of plants, tiled walkways, and ceramic pieces of art.

The Square, the creation of which expresses the depth and strength of Jordanian-Palestinian relations, is surrounded by stone pavements and islets, and is equipped with special lighting, making it one of the most exceptional areas in Ramallah.

King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein was born on 30 January 1962, and became King on 7 February 1999, after the death of his father, King Hussein Ibn Talal.

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