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  • Jordan Overview

    Jordan, officially called the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is located in western Asia on the banks of the River Jordan and is relatively urbanized. A county with a long history, Jordan has seen several civilizations and has also served as an important trading centre during the Roman Empire. It offers stunning…
  • Jerash - The City of Roman Ruins

    Located in northern Jordan is the city of Jerash known for its Roman ruins, the city is quite popular among the travellers to Jordan. Jerash is about 48Km from Amman and has an interesting history. The city saw its peak during the 1st century BC because of its prime location.The…
  • The Mujib Nature Reserve

    Wadi Mujib is a hidden gem of Jordan. Located about 90Km from the capital Amman, The Mujib Nature Reserve is something that should not be missed. The Mujib Nature Reserve is the lowest nature reserve and has a gorge that connects to the Dead Sea at about 410 metres below…
  • Forts & Castles in Karak City

    Explore the Ancient Crusader's Castle at Karak City in Jordan Popular for its crusader castle, the town of Karak in southern Jordan is located about 124Km from the capital Amman. It is known as Al Karak in the local language. The castle is the centre point of the city and the…
  • Explore the Roman Ruins at Amman

    Explore the Ancient Heritage of the Roman Ruins & Citadels at Amman Jordan The capital of Jordan, Amman is the political, cultural and commercial centre of the country. The city is a great place for travellers to visit and enjoy. Whether it is history or culture or modern attractions, Amman offers…
  • Explore The Ajlun Castle

    Soak the history and architecture of the Ajlun Castle Jordan Ajlun Castle History Sitting on top of a hill (Jabal Auf) near the town of Ajlun in Jordan, is the Ajlun Castle. Also known as the Qal’at Ar-Rabad. The fortress was built by Izz al-Din Usama on command of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi…
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Jordan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Amman

GEOGRAPHY

Jordan is a Middle East country situated in southwest Asia. It borders Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Israel. The territory of Jordan covers about 91,880 square kilometers.

 

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 6.4 Million. Muslims account for about 92% of the population.

CLIMATE

Hot summers and cool winters. During summer the temperature average about 32 °C (89.6 °F) and in winter (November-April) brings moderately cool and sometimes cold weather, averaging about 13 °C (55.4 °F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Arabic is the official language. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+2 hrs
GMT +3 hrs in summer

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 3 PM
General: 9 AM to 6 PM
(Sunday to Thursday are the working days of the week. Friday & Saturday are considered as weekends)

HOLIDAYS
Independence Day: May 25th
May Day: May 1st
Christmas: December 25th
New Year's Day: January 1st

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi
Islamic New Year

CURRENCY

Jordanian Dinar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 191
Medical: 193
Fire: 199

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