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About Jordan

 

      

Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East, on the East Bank of the River Jordan, and extending into the historic region of Palestine.


Capital: Amman.

King: Abdullah II of Jordan.

Currency: Jordanian dinar.

Population: 6.181 million (2011) World Bank.

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy.

Official language: Arabic Language.

Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Arabic: اَلمَمْلَكَة اَلأُرْدُنِيَّة اَلهَاشِمِيَّة‎ al-Mamlakah al-Urdunniyyah al-Hasimiyyah), is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East, on the East Bank of the River Jordan, and extending into the historic region of Palestine.

Travel to Jordan

Visa Requirements

Participants are advised to get a visa from the nearest Jordanian Embassy or Consulate to avoid delay at the airport. Citizens of most countries require a visa to enter Jordan. Citizens of few countries are required to apply earlier than others and doing so as early as possible is advisable. All information you need about Visa requirements can be found here:

       http://na.visitjordan.com/generalinformation/entryintojordan.aspx

 
From Airport to Amman City
Travel from Queen Alia International Airport to your Hotel. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Public Transport
The Airport Express bus runs according to the below schedule and costs 3 JOD (three Jordanian Dinars). The trip from the airport to central Amman usually takes from 45 minutes to an hour. The schedule and the bus stop in Amman are currently as follows:
  • Frequency from 6 am to 6 pm: every 30 minutes (both ways).
  • From 6pm to 12 midnight: every 60 minutes (both ways).
  • Extra trips and buses provided when needed.
  • Amman stop: North bus station - Tabarbour (not Abdali).
  • After you arrive North bus station – Tabarbour; you can take any available taxi to your hotel and costs 2-5 Jordanian Dinars)
The bus operations are subject to change by the concerned bus operator depending on operational matters.


Taxi Service
Airport taxi service is available around the hour in both terminals, charges depend on the distance and they are displayed near the taxi office and on the curbside.