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About Jordan

This section offers an introduction to the country of Jordan. It includes detailed information and advice for any traveler, and a description of the everyday life of some of the Bedouin and the village people there, we hope that you will enjoy them.


Geographical Information

Jordan is a relatively small country situated at the crossroads of the Middle East.

Comprising some 92,300 square kilometers (57,354 squares miles), it is bordered on the north by Syria, at the east by Iraq, and by Saudi Arabia on the east and South. Also, to the south one finds the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea, while Israel and Palestine lie to the west.

Jordan’s diverse terrain and landscape bely its actual size, demonstrating a variety usually found only in large countries.