Johfiyah (or Johfiyeh), Juhfiyah (or Juhfiyeh) is a historical and archaeological village in northern Jordan, located 80 kilometers north of the capital Amman, about 7.5 km southwest of the city Irbid (Araballa). Its estimated population is 4000, and the major family (tribes or clans) is Talafha (Telfah).
Johfiyeh is located about 80 km to the north of the Jordanian capital Amman 7.5 km south-west Irbid. It is part of the Horan plains which extend from southern Syria to the north of Jordan. From Johfieh, one can see the Jordanian, Syrian and Palestinian triangle of borders. In winter, Mount Hermon, which is located in Lebanon can be seen clearly.
The small village Johfiyah has been thriving from the Stone Age until the Ottoman Empire, it was one of the largest urban and population centers until the advent of the ten Romanian fortified cities Decapolis in the Roman era. It is believed that most of its historic ruins and buildings collapsed after the quake, which hit the region in 747 AD and the earthquakes that followed
Johfiyah strategically located on a hill overseeing the mountainous plains Horan, overlooking the Golan Heights and Mount Hermon and the Lake of Tiberias, and overlooking the beginning of the mountains of Ajloun to the south. is what gave it its importance through the ages.
There are many examples of flint dolmens in village of Johfiyeh and Natifah in northern Jordan