flag-of-jordanJordan is situated on desert plateaus in southeast Asia, and is almost entirely landlocked apart from a tiny piece of coastline on the gulf of Aqaba. The majority of Jordan is flat, as the western edges of the Ard As Sawwan and Syrian deserts stretch across the country. In the west, the Jordan river dissects the Great Rift Valley, which is the only mountainous part of the country.
Capital city: Amman Highest Point: Jabal Umm ad Dami (6083ft / 1854m) Lowest Point: Dead Sea (1339ft / -408m) Land Area: 34287 sq. mi (88,802 sq. km) Water Area: 208 sq. mi (540 sq. km) Total Area: 34,495 sq. mi (89,342 sq. km) Coastline: 16 miles (26 km) Bordering countries (5) Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria, West Bank
The Dead Sea

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a large (605 km²) salt lake on the border of Israel, Jordan and the West Bank. It is 10 times saltier than the open ocean and this gives the water a high density so floating is easier however it can not support animal or plant life.
Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum

The Wadi Rum consists of 278 square miles (720 sq. km) of desert wilderness. Commonly called ‘The Valley of the Moon’, Wadi Rum is...