Serviced Offices Jordan
The official name of the country of Jordan is the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is situated in Asia, on the East Bank of the River Jordan. The country borders Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Israel, and the Dead Sea. The capital city of Jordan is Amman. The countries geography is divided, with over half of it comprised of the Arabian Desert. The western section of the country is in part of the Fertile Crescent, with arable land and forests. Jordan has one port situated on the south-western tip, at the Gulf of Aqaba. This gulf is shared with Israel, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. One of the country’s major historical sites and tourist attractions for the country is the Lost City of Petra. This two-thousand year old rose red city is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Jordan’s economy is based on clothing, phosphate mining, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, petroleum refining, cement, potash, inorganic chemicals, light manufacturing, and tourism. Notable Jordan companies include the Kurdi Group, Amman Stock Exchange, Arab Bank, and the Cairo Amman Bank. There are many cities and towns throughout Jordan offering serviced offices.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Things to see and do in Jordan include the Dead Sea. This natural wonder has a higher salt and mineral content than any other body of water in the world. Because of this, there are spas, resorts, and an entire community dedicated to the holistic treatments surrounding the waters. This is also a historically significant area with sites such as Bethany, where it is believed Jesus was baptized, and Lot’s Cave, where the prophet Lot lived. Nearby the Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve provides a pristine area of mountains and rivers. This is a natural habitat for eagles, vultures, wolves, and the endangered Nubian ibex, a large mountain goat. You can hike trails throughout the reserve. The cuisine in Jordan is similar to most Middle Eastern countries with the addition of fresh, locally made yogurt and cheese incorporated in the dishes. Most restaurants in Jordan will offer a mixed menu that features both Arabic and European dishes. Food specialties in Jordan include Meze – these starters are served at the beginning of almost every main meal. The selection can include fool – a thick stew made with fava beans, hummus - mashed chickpeas combined with tahini or sesame paste, moutabel - smoked aubergine dip, and tabouleh – a finely chopped parsley salad. Another favourite of the area is Mensaf, this Bedoin dishes of stewed lamb in a yoghurt sauce is popular in restaurants.
Queen Alia International Airport is the country’s main airport. It is 35 km (22 miles) south of Amman. There is transportation available to Amman via the Royal Jordanian bus service or by taxi. In addition to the Queen Alia airport, Jordan has two other international airports. The Marka International Airport is situated in East Amman, providing service to nearby Middle Eastern countries. The King Hussein International Airport is situated in Aqaba. Jordan can also be entered by boat from Nuweiba, Egypt at the port of Aqaba. International bus services operate between Amman and the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv, Haifa and Nazareth. In Jordan, public bus networks operate within Amman and Irbid. Minibus routes also operate between cities and town and taxis are an efficient way to get around.