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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
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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