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General Information

The official language of Jordan is Arabic.

The national currency of Jordan is Jordanian dinar (JOD).

1 JOD equals  .
equals  JOD.

Location

Jordan

The distance from to Jordan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Jordan. Exercise increased caution in Jordan due to terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Jordan is 42. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 911 to call the police in Jordan.

LGBT

Jordan has a score of -5 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Jordan ranks #122 worldwide.

LGBTI status and/or conduct are not criminalized in Jordan; however, laws against adultery or breaches of modesty may be used against LGBTI travelers. Public displays of affection between individuals in general, and especially of the same sex are not considered culturally acceptable. Foreigners exhibiting such behavior or expressing themselves outside of traditional gender norms in terms of dress or appearance may face greater risk of official and societal harassment and/or be targets of violence. Gay and lesbian Jordanians frequently hide their sexuality, even from family members. Family members who discover that a relative is LGBTI may target them for "honor" crimes.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Jordan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Jordan:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Jordan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Jordan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Jordan, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type B
  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type F
  • Type G
  • Type J
Weather

The temperature difference between Jordan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 55–82°F  /  13–28°C 45% 2%
Sat November 09 59–80°F  /  15–27°C 42% 1%
Sun November 10 60–78°F  /  16–26°C 26% 2%
Mon November 11 55–77°F  /  13–25°C 37% 3%
Tue November 12 52–76°F  /  11–24°C 51% 1%
Wed November 13 55–77°F  /  13–25°C 56% 2%
Thu November 14 58–78°F  /  14–25°C 61% 4%
Fri November 15 54–75°F  /  12–24°C 59% 1%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:55 am and sets at 04:40 pm. This equates to 10.8 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Jordan, it is in . When the sun sets in Jordan, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Jordan.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Jordan.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 4.42 JOD.

The legal drinking age in Jordan is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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