The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a country on the East Bank of the River Jordan and borders Saudi Arabia to the east and south-east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north and the West Bank and Israel to the west, sharing control of the Dead Sea. It has one port, Akaba, at the south-western tip, at the Gulf of Aqaba. The capital city is Amman.
Other must see cities are: Al-Karak, Az-Zarqa, Irbid, Ma'an, Rihab, Madaba and Jerash.
Important monuments, landmarks, archaeology sites and museums: the Amman citadel - ru´ns of Petra en Siq al-Berid - Jerash, Gadara, Pella, Baydha - desertcastles of Qasr Hraneh, Quseir Amra, Qasr Azraq, Qasr Mushatta - Kerak - Madaba en de Berg Nebo - nature resevations Wadi Rum, Wadi Mujib, Dana - the Dead Sea.