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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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Aug 14, 2014
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Kiwi reef
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Aug 14, 2014
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Cedar Pride
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Aug 13, 2014
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First Bay
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Aug 13, 2014
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Cedar Pride
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Aug 12, 2014

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Trip: Jordan
By chris
From Oct 16, 2004 to Oct 23, 2004
Dive trip to Jordan (Red Sea) and visit to Petra

Trip: Aqaba, Easter 2000
By guitarfish
From Apr 17, 2000 to Apr 21, 2000

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Trip: Jordanië aqaba
By lamooris@hotmail.com
From Oct 9, 1997 to Oct 12, 1997



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