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Middle East

Diving in Jordan is only done in the Red Sea part. Don't miss to visit also some famous Jordan places such as Petra, the Wadi Rum desert and also the Dead sea.

Location: Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia.
Geographic coordinates: 31° 0' N, 36° 0' E
Coastline km: 26 km km
Climate: Mostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April)
Terrain: Mostly desert plateau in east, highland area in west; Great Rift Valley separates East and West Banks of the Jordan River
Elevation: lowest point: Dead Sea -408 m highest point: Jabal Ram 1,734 m
Natural hazards: Droughts; periodic earthquakes
Currency: Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Population: 5,611,202 (July 2004 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes
Capital: 'Amman
Divisions: 12 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Ajlun, Al 'Aqabah, Al Balqa', Al Karak, Al Mafraq, 'Amman, At Tafilah, Az Zarqa', Irbid, Jarash, Ma'an, Madaba

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DJ_SHARK_13 avatar
Mar 8, 2010
new canyon - tank - i saw 7 lion fish, 1 stone fish, 3 morray eels and a huge puffer
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Cedar Pride
Mar 7, 2010
my first real wreck dive - the cedar pride was my first real wreck dive which means i went in it. i saw 3 lion fish. i was my third dive for my advanced open water diver course
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Cedar Pride
By gaziv
Jul 18, 2008
- A ship wrack which one can dive beneath
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Cedar Pride
By chris
Oct 16, 2006
Cedar pride & Japaneese garden - With béné & Corinne Water temp: 25°C The Cedar Pride is a nice wreck... but I hate it cos I only took 4 picts befor my camera stop working. Grrr!!!! Here are some picts of the dive... Click to enlarge :)
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Saudi border
By chris
Oct 16, 2006
Saudi Border - With Béné & Corinne. Water temp: 25°C The dive site is not very clean. Some strange bubbles 100m east of the entry !!! Remora + spanish dancer

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Trip: Jordan
By chris
From Oct 16, 2004 to Oct 23, 2004
Dive trip to Jordan (Red Sea) and visit to Petra

Trip: Aqaba, Easter 2000
By guitarfish
From Apr 17, 2000 to Apr 21, 2000



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