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Identity Card:
  • Capital Amman

  • Population 6407085 hab .

  • Constitution : Constitutional Monarchy

  • Language Arabic

  • Religion : Islam (Sunni Muslims) .

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : A tourist visa is required, you can get it from the Jordanian Embassy in Paris, or also simply on arrival at the airport Amman or at land and sea border crossings. A single-entry tourist visa is valid for one month and costs about 20 euros.

    • Passport : A valid passport is essential .

      • Currency Jordan Dinar (JD)

      • Currency rates $ 1 = 0.71 JD

      • Payment Cards Most hotels accept international credit cards, otherwise it is advisable to always have liquid on itself. The entrance to Petra must pay in cash (50 TND).

      • Budget stay 1 Week 200-500 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 5 € / person
          Average . 10 € / person
          Premium : more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 20 € / night
            Average : 30-60 € / night
            Premium : more than 80 € / night


            How to get there?

            • By Air: You will arrive in Jordan Amman airport, this one is particularly served by Jardan Royal Air Baltic, Cyprus Airways, Lufthansa and Air France. There are direct flights Amman-Paris Air France and Royal Jordan, 6 days a week, costs around 400 euros / R and 5:30 flight from Paris.

            • By bus: International connections between Amman, Damascus and Tel Aviv .

            • By Ferry: Jordan has a port on the Red Sea, Aqaba, this one is connected to the Egyptian port of Nuweiba. Allow about 50 euros to make the crossing.

              On site:

              • Car : Roads are in good condition, by against traffic is chaotic and little respect traffic rules. Renting a car is quite cheap, especially since petrol is very cheap in Jordan.

              • Bus The long distance buses connect Amman, Aqaba and Irbid. The rest of the country is served by private minibus.

              • plane : There is only one domestic route between Amman and Aqaba.

                • Tips The subscription before departure for insurance covering medical expenses is recommended, they can be very high in Jordan. -Avoid eating in the street and drink water from the tap. -Attention risk of sunstroke in the summer.

                  • Safety: Jordan is a very safe country, but given the current situation (2013), the terrorist risk is taken into account. It is advised to avoid travel to the Syrian border and to the Iraqi border.

                    • Climate : Mediterranean climate

                    • Average temperatures 30 & deg; C in summer and 10 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach : Summer is really scorching, prefer the spring or fall to enjoy Jordan .

                      Daily life:
                      • Time difference : UTC +2

                      • Electrical Outlets : 220V / 50Hz (different types of plugs, adapter recommended) .

                      • Calling code 00,962

                      • internet, wifi There are many cafes, you'll find very easily wifi in bars and restaurants .