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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Jordan is a Middle Eastern country located in the Levant region of Western Asia. It has a total area of around 92,300 square kilometers and a population of 10.5 million people. The capital of Jordan is Amman and the official language is Arabic. The geography of Jordan consists mainly of desert terrain with some mountainous terrain in the west and southwest regions. Its highest peak, Jabal Umm al Dami, stands at 1,854 meters above sea level. Jordan also has several rivers that provide water sources for its agricultural sector as well as transportation routes for trade. Its coastline extends for around 26 kilometers along the Red Sea in the south-west corner of the country. Education in Jordan is compulsory from ages 6 – 15 years old with primary school followed by secondary school from ages 11 – 18 years old. Students can then pursue higher education at universities located primarily in major cities such as Amman where they can study a wide range of disciplines including medicine, engineering and law among others. Furthermore, there are several scholarship programs available to help students from low-income backgrounds attend university at no cost or reduced cost tuition fees. Additionally, vocational training centers have been established throughout much of the country to provide alternative educational opportunities to those who may not be able to attend university due to financial or geographical constraints. See searchforpublicschools for Jordan Overview.

Jordan Modern History

Jordan is a country located in Western Asia. With the capital city of Amman, Jordan has a population of 10,203,145 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Only 16 years old, Hussein became king of Jordan in 1952; for a whole 47 years he was then in power. He governed domestic politics with an iron… Read More »

Jordan Banks

Jordan is a southwest Asian country. Located in the Middle East, it covers an area of ​​92 300 km 2 . It is bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the northeast, Saudi Arabia to the south and southeast, and Israel to the west. It has a coastline of 19 km, in the Gulf… Read More »

Major Cities in Jordan

Amman (Jordan) Amman has been the capital of Jordan since 1921. People began to settle here since ancient times, BC the city was the capital of the Ammonite kingdom and was called Rabbat-Ammon. Later, the Greco-Roman city of Philadelphia, one of the ten cities of the Decapolis, was located here. According to ITYPEMBA, Amman was… Read More »

Jordan Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera no Typhoid & Polio Yes 2 – malaria no – Eat Drink Overview The medical care in Amman is good, outside of Amman, depending on the area, it does not correspond to Western European standards or only to a limited extent. It is recommended… Read More »

Jordan Geography

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY The country is geographically identified with the tabular expanses to the E of the Jordan River, which form an integral part of the vast Syro-Arabian desert and sub-desert region. Overall, Jordan therefore corresponds to an arid and rather monotonous plateau whose continuity is broken, on the western edge, by the reliefs that border… Read More »

Jordan Travel Warning

ON THE GO In the vicinity of the Israeli border (on roads close to the border or when sailing and swimming in the Red Sea without a guide / tour guide) you should always have your travel and identification documents to hand. Traveling by plane Royal Wings (Internet: www.royalwings.com.jo) offers daily scheduled flights between Amman… Read More »

Shopping and Living in Jordan

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported into Jordan duty-free (people over 18 years of age): 200 cigarettes and 200 g of tobacco; 1 liter of wine or spirits; Personal effects including a laptop and a camera. Gifts up to a value of 200 JD. Import restrictions An import permit is required to… Read More »

Jordan Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Capital Amman. Geography As a country located in Middle East according to top-mba-universities, Jordan borders Israel and the Palestinian Territories in the West Bank to the west, Syria to the north, Iraq to the northeast, and Saudi Arabia to the south and southeast. In the… Read More »