Some images come immediately to mind when one thinks of Jordan: Amman, the capital, its historical heritage and life that s' place there, archaeological sites known worldwide as Petra and the royal tombs dug Nabataeans in the rock, or Jerash, ancient Roman city. Today, Jordan is a little tourist became the darling in the Middle East. With a rich history, combined with an ingrained tradition of hospitality, this country is far from having revealed all its secrets to you ... Discover Jordan Jordan is a country in the Middle -orient almost completely landlocked (except for a small outlet on the Red sea), Jordan is bordered by Israel and the west Bank to the west, Syria to the north, Iraq to the east and by Saudi Arabia to the south. Since its independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled unchallenged by King Hussein (1953-1999). From 1989 he gradually allowed political liberalization; in 1994 a formal peace treaty was signed with Israel. King Abdullah II - the eldest son of King Hussein and Princess Muna - assumed the throne after the death of his father in 1999. Since then he has consolidated his power and established an aggressive economic reform program. Jordan joined the World Trade Organization in January 2000, and signed free trade agreements with the United States in 2000, and with

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