Jordan

Jordan - Landlocked except for section near Aqaba slightly...

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slightly smaller than Indiana Population 6,093,193 Landlocked – except for section near Aqaba Borders: Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria, West Bank Jordan
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St. Georgeous, Madaba, Rihab, Jordan, built late 1800s 6 th century mosaic map of the Holy Land unearthed during construction of the church – oldest extant map of Holy Land An underground chapel beneath the Saint Georgeous Church could date from between AD33 and AD70
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View of the Jordan Valley Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan (ancestry traced to Muhammed’s clan)
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Jordan Amman, the capital of Jordan, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the World In the Old Testament Amman was known as Rabbath-Ammon (around 1200 BC) it was also referred to as "the City of Waters"
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Middle East Mandate A commission awarded by the League of Nations to Britain or France to administer and guide an assigned territory toward independence Palestine, Transjordan, Iraq = British Syria & Lebanon & N. Africa = French
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Breakup of Ottoman Empire Designed to keep
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2009 for the course GCU EEE taught by Professor Larson during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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