Jordan Independence Day
Jordan officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is an Arab country in West Asia on the east bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the northeast, Syria to the north, and Palestine and Israel to the west. The Dead Sea is located along its western borders and the country has 26 km (16 miles) of coastline in the extreme southwest of the Red Sea.  Jordan is strategically located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and Europe. The capital, Amman, is the most populous city in Jordan and the economic, political, and cultural center of the country.