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Coordinates: 31°52′26″N 35°25′53″E / 31.87389°N 35.43139°E / 31.87389; 35.43139

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Mount of Temptation in 1910

The Mount of Temptation is said to be the hill in the Judean Desert where Jesus was tempted by Satan. The exact location is unknown. It is generally identified with Mount Quarantania, a limestone mountain about 366 metres (1,200 feet) high, located about 11 km (6.8 mi) northwest of the town of Jericho.

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