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Description: The Physical Map of Jordan showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, gulf Aqaba, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Jordan Facts and Country Information...

Officially known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a kingdom of Arab, Jordan is situated in west Asia on the banks of the river Jordan. It shares boundaries with Syria to the north, Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Palestine and Israel to the west and Iraq to the north-east. Its total land area is 89,342 square kilometres. It also has a coastline of twenty six kilometres.

Jordan is almost the landlocked country with a small coastline along the Gulf of Aqaba. The Eastern Plateau, the Jordan Valley and the desert are the main features of Jordan.

In the east, Jordan has arid plateau in which the irrigation takes place through water streams and oasis. In the west it has arable land on highlands with all time forestry of Mediterranean. The area of territories of Palestine and Israel is separated from Jordan by Jordan Rift Valley.

Jabal Umm al Dami is the highest point of the country at an elevation of 1,854 metres. Snow can be found on the top of this peak. Dead Sea at −420 metres is the lowest point of the country. Jordan is included in the region which is called the cradle of civilization meaning the area of Fertile Crescent.

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