A little message to give news since our return more than a week ago. We are very satisfied with your stay in Sinai and Jordan. Here are some pictures but there are still many to sort.
In all friendship and see you soon. Maryse and Michael.
The Jordan , in long form the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a country ofWest Asia. Its capital is Amman. Its territory is surrounded on the west by the Palestine and Israel. Lalong the Jordan and some dead Sea. In contrast to the south by theSaudi Arabia. To the east also by theIraq and to the north by Syria, with also access to the Gulf of Aqaba. In fact, this one communicating further south with the Red Sea. If Arabic is the official language, theEnglish is also widespread in education and the media.
Jordan is a country of Middle East. Although surrounded by Syria to the north, theIraq to the northeast, theSaudi Arabia to the east and south. And finally Israel and the West Bank West. All these borders represent 1,619 miles. Jordan also has 26 miles of coastline along the Gulf of Aqaba and some dead Sea. The main cities of the country are Amman (3,216,369 inhabitants in 2010), Irbid and Zarqa, all three located in the northwest of the country.
Jordan is also composed mainly of an arid desert plateau in the east. And a mountainous region to the west. The great rift valley and the Jordan separate Jordan from Israel. The highest point in the country is Jabal Umm ad Dami (1,854 meters). While the Dead Sea is the lowest point.