The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a place which once captivated ancient travellers, continues to charm a new generation with its mix of modernity and tradition.
Is an Arab Muslim country, located in the north of the Arabian Peninsula and in West Asia. Bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, Saudi Arabia to the south and south-east, and Palestine (the West Bank) to the west. Jordan is named to the Jordan River, which passes on its western border, and Amman is capital. Covering some 89,342 sq.km and located at 31 00 N, 36 00 E
Arabic is the official language, and English is the first foreign language.
Jordan represents some important Eastern old cultures. That appears in some of the existing monuments such as the city of Petra which is one of the new seven wonders of the world and a huge tourist attraction for tourists from different countries.
According to the Jordanian Ministry of Tourism report, Jordan has more than 100,000 archaeological sites; some of them are still in its original state, such as the ancient city of Petra and Jerash. Jordan is also part of the Holy Land and therefore attracts a number of visitors to do some activities of the pilgrimage. The holy sites of Jordan mentioned in the Bible are: Mount Nebo, Madaba, Al-Maghtas, location for the Baptism of Jesus and Umm ar-Rasas.
From the enchanting starkness of Wadi Rum to the restless city centre of urban Amman, and the majestic ruins of civilizations once forgotten. Jordan is a unique destination offering breathtaking sights, charming accommodations, and exquisite cuisine. Jordan is home to countless wonders that are sure to leave you in awe.
Quietly becoming a premier destination within the region, Jordan has witnessed an emergence of luxury hotels in Amman, Petra, Aqaba and the Dead Sea. Whether you’re looking for the authentic backpacker experience or the casual refinement of 5-star service, the Hashemite Kingdom is fit for both the aristocrat and the modest.