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Middle East

Diving in Jordan is only done in the Red Sea part. Don't miss to visit also some famous Jordan places such as Petra, the Wadi Rum desert and also the Dead sea.

Location: Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia.
Geographic coordinates: 31° 0' N, 36° 0' E
Coastline km: 26 km km
Climate: Mostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April)
Terrain: Mostly desert plateau in east, highland area in west; Great Rift Valley separates East and West Banks of the Jordan River
Elevation: lowest point: Dead Sea -408 m highest point: Jabal Ram 1,734 m
Natural hazards: Droughts; periodic earthquakes
Currency: Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Population: 5,611,202 (July 2004 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes
Capital: 'Amman
Divisions: 12 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Ajlun, Al 'Aqabah, Al Balqa', Al Karak, Al Mafraq, 'Amman, At Tafilah, Az Zarqa', Irbid, Jarash, Ma'an, Madaba

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Por memelian
14 Aug 2014
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Kiwi reef
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14 Aug 2014
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Cedar Pride
Por memelian
13 Aug 2014
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First Bay
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13 Aug 2014
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Cedar Pride
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12 Aug 2014

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Viaje: Jordan
Por chris
De 16 Oct 2004 a 23 Oct 2004
Dive trip to Jordan (Red Sea) and visit to Petra

Viaje: Aqaba, Easter 2000
Por guitarfish
De 17 Apr 2000 a 21 Apr 2000

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Viaje: Jordanië aqaba
Por lamooris@hotmail.com
De 9 Oct 1997 a 12 Oct 1997



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