Welcome to Jordan

This Middle Eastern country is bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, Saudi Arabia to the south, and to the west Israel and the West Bank. It is almost landlocked, save for 28km of coastline on the Red Sea in the Gulf of Aqaba.

The Syrian Desert, which is an extension of the Arabian Desert lies in the eastern and southern parts of the country. The west of the country the Jordan Valley drops below sea level to the Dead Sea.

Attractions include the historic and religious sites that dot the region.