Jordan is a Middle Eastern country and one of the most important touristic spots in the world. Jordan's importance, as a tourist city, refers to its different archeological sites. Amman , the capital of Jordan, is an ancient city which its history refers to more than 8000 years BC. Jordan is characterized by a very distinguished location as it is located in the heart of the Middle East. It also has an inlet to the Red Sea through Al Aqaba Gulf. Jordan shares borders with Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Israel and West Bank.
Jordan is divided into three areas: 1- The desert in the east 2- Heights of Jordan River�s eastern bank. 3- Great Rift Valley. Administratively, Jordan is divided into twelve governorates. Amman is the capital and it is called the White City. Amman has a great wealth of immortal archaeological features, such as The Corinthian column, Roman theater and Al-Karak Castle. Tourism plays a vital role in the Jordanian economy. This refers to the touristic wealth that Jordan has. This tourisic wealth is represented in its very distinguished geographical location, ancient sites, cultural and religious sites. Petra , the complete city carved in a mountain, Umm Qais, Ajlun, Jerash ,..etc are cities which contain a lot of Jordan�s touristic treasurs. It also contains the Dead Sea which is used for the therapeutic tourism. This refers to the intensive saline water. Many people go there to make benefit of this saline water as a kind of therapy.