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Abraham’s Journey


Abraham’s journey from Haran to Shechem

  • Abraham’s starting point: Haran
  • Haran’s modern approximate location: 63000 Sultantepe / ‘anliurfa’ in Turkey
  • Distance in km from Haran to Shechem: 5934 km
  • Walking time: 1081 hours of non-stop walking. Today it includes a ferry and several countries to cross.
  • Number of days if a person has walked 10 hours a day: 108.1 days or about 3.5 months, or from the beginning of school until Christmas.
  • Car time: 48 hours via Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Egypt or five days of driving if you stop at night and for bathroom breaks during the day.

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