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Map is showing Jordan a desert country in the Middle East, situated east of the Jordan River, on the Arabian Peninsula. Official name is Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The kingdom is bordered by Syria in north, by Iraq in north east, by Saudi Arabia in east and south; the Jordan Rift Valley of the Jordan River separates the country from a part of the Palestinian territories (West Bank) and Israel.

With an area of 89,342 km², the country is slightly smaller than Portugal, or slightly smaller than the U.S. state Indiana.
The country consists mainly of a plateau between 700 and 1,200 meters high, divided into ridges by valleys and gorges, and a few mountainous areas. The East Bank (in east), as opposite of the West Bank is mostly desert. The country is irrigated by oasis and seasonal water streams.
Jordan's elevation extremes are Mount Jabal Umm al Dami, the country's highest point with an elevation of 1,854 m (6,083 ft), its top is also covered with snow, the country's lowest point is the Dead Sea −420 m (−1,378 ft).

Jorden has a population of 6,297,000 (2012); capital and largest city is Amman; official language is Arabic.

Depicted on the map are the national capital, major cities and towns, main roads, railroads, and major airports.


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Cities and Towns in Jordan

Map shows the location of following Jordanian cities, towns and villages:

Ajloun, Al Hasa, Al Jafr, Al Jizah, Al Mudawwarah, Al Umari, Amman (commercial center and national capital; pop. 2,000,000), Aqaba (largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan's only coastal city), Ar Ruwayshid, Azraq ash Shishan, Ba'ir, Irbid (second most populated city; pop. 600,000 ), Jarash, Karak, Karama, Ma'an, Madaba, Mafraq, Mazraa, Petra, Qatranah, Ras an-Naqb, Safawi, Safi, Salt, Tafilah, and Zarqa (Az Zarqa, third largest city and a major industrial center; pop. 800,000).
More about Jordan:

Cities:
Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Amman (capital city)

Country:
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Jordan

Jordan Country Profile

Jordan in Figures
Jordan key statistical data.

Continent:
Map of South Western Asia and the Middle East
Map of Northern Africa and the Middle East

Map based on a UN map. Source: UN Cartographic Section   
More about the Arabian Peninsula:

The Arabian Peninsula, the world's largest peninsula, is situated in Southwest Asia with the Red Sea in south west, the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman in west and the Arabian Sea in south east.

By political definition the countries situated on the peninsula are: the island nation of Bahrain, Qatar, situated on a peninsula itself, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in east, Oman in southeast, and Yemen in south, Saudi Arabia in the center, Israel and the Palestinian territories on the northwest coast along the Mediterranean Sea. In the northern part of the peninsula is the Syrian Desert, which also includes northeastern Jordan, southeastern Syria, and western Iraq.  

Political maps of other countries on the Arabian Peninsula:
Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
 
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Political maps of other countries on the Arabian Peninsula:
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