Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
The Land
  • Discover JordanFind out what there is to see and do in Jordan’s cities.
  • Jordan (CIA World Factbook) Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
  • Virtual Karak Resources Project Learn about the history of the Karak region of Jordan, including its people and their culture, view maps and photos, and read about current archaeological studies in the area.
  • Weather (CNN) Get the current weather conditions for Amman and other cities in Jordan.
History and Government
  • The Office of King Hussein I of Jordan
    The official website of King Hussein I includes a biography of King Hussein I, a history of Jordan and the Hashemites, lists of places to see and things to do, and transcripts of important government documents, including the Jordan-Israel Peace Treaty.
  • Petra: Lost City of Stone (American Museum of Natural History) Learn all about Petra, from ancient to modern times.
The People
Cultural Life
The Economy
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