Welcome to the lush beautiful city of Ajloun. Ajloun is a city located north west of Amman and is home to Ajloun Castle, located on the site of an old monastery.

Welcome to the lush beautiful city of Ajloun. Ajloun is a city located north west of Amman and is home to Ajloun Castle, located on the site of an old monastery. The medicinal therapeutic sensations of the Dead Sea are incomparable to any spa treatment. The Dead Sea is also commonly known as the Salt Sea given that the water has 33.7% salinity making it 8.6 times more salty than the ocean. Welcome to the ancient Nabataean city of Petra. Petra was built in the 6th CenturyBCE and was a major traffic stop for caravans going to and from Saudi, Gaza, Egypt, Damascus, and Persia.Welcome to the Valley of the Moon, the largest and most famous wadi in Jordan. With its sandstone and granite rock formations breaking through soft red sands, Wadi Rum is the most spectacular natural site of Jordan.Welcome to the city by the Sea. Aqaba is the only port-city in Jordan at the shores of the ever-famous Red Sea. The Gulf of Aqaba lends its waters to Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
General Information

Official name:
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan  
Population: 6,407,085 people.
Capital City: Amman
Official Languages: Arabic;
 secondary language: English
 Religion: 92% Sunni Muslim, 6% Christian
King of Jordan: King Abdullah II of Jordan
Prime Minister: Samir Rifai
Government Type: 
 Constitutional Monarchy
  Borders: Saudi Arabia to the south, Iraq to the east, Syria to the north, and the West Bank and Israel to the west. 
Time:  Jordan is +2 hours of GMT inwinter and +3 hours in the summer.
 Currency: Jordanian Dinar (JOD)
1 JOD = $1.40 USD; 1 USD = 0.71 JOD
1 JOD = 1.04 Euros; 1 Euro = 0.95 JOD
Jordan is a small country rich with history and culture. Jordan was once ruled by the Macedonian/Greek/Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires. Each empire has left architectural ruins from their eras such as Jerash from the Greco-Roman era, Petra from the Nabataean era, and Kerak and Shobak from the Crusades era. It is the land of one of the oldest civilizations in the world, the Nabataeans, who built the ancient capital city of Petra now one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A majority of modern Jordan is urban. It has a pro-Western regime with very close relations with the UK and the US. It is one of only two countries; the other is Egypt, which has diplomatic relations with Israel. Jordan has an emerging market and a free market economy. Jordan has more Free Trade Agreements than any other country in the region. Despite any conflicts occurring in the region, Jordan is a country dedicated to maintaining peace with all of her neighbors. It is the most democratic country in the Middle East.
Jordan has a Mediterranean climate with dry, hot summers and mild, cool winters.
The country has varied and beautiful landscapes which include the lush green hills in the north and plain deserts in the south. The subtropical Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, and the sparkling Red Sea are the water sources in Jordan.
Jordan’s economy is mostly agricultural, although less than 5% of the land is arable. The principal crops are vegetables, wheat,    citrus   fruits, and olives for oil. Industry is limited to the manufacture of foodstuffs, clothing, cement, and some oil-refining. There is a significant production of phosphate and potash. The service industry and tourism contribute considerably to the economy.