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Jordan trekking

Jordan trekking

Jordan abounds with ancient splendours and rugged desert landscapes that provide sweeping vistas by day and starlit skies by night.

  • Size of country: 89,342 sq km
  • Population: 6,459,000 (est 2013)
  • Currency: dinar
  • Power supply: 220 v
  • Sockets: Round two-pin
  • Language: Arabic
  • Time difference: GMT +2hours
  • Visas: British nationals require a visa. This can be obtained in advance or on arrival.
  • Religion: Muslim 92% (official), Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2% (several small Shia Muslim and Druze populations)
  • Popular dishes: Mezze (a variety of small dishes) including kebabs, falafel and hummus
  • Popular drinks: In traditional Bedouin areas, coffee is served in small porcelain bowls
  • Did you know: In Jordan, it is usually polite to decline the offer of a meal three times, before accepting
  • FCDO advice: FCDO travel advice
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