Jordan is an Arab country in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. The boundry of Jordan is shared by Saudi Arabia in the south and the east, Iraq in the north-east, Syria in the north and Israel and the Palestinian West Bank in the west. The Dead Sea is located along its western borders and the country has a 26-kilometre coastline on the Red Sea in its extreme south-west. Jordan is strategically located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe. The capital of Jordan is Amman and is Jordan's most populous city. Amman is also the country's economic, political and cultural centre.
Jordan is almost landlocked country. It has an area of 89,342 square km. Its population is approx 10 million and it is 11th-most populous Arab country. Sunni Islam, practiced by around 95% of the population, is the dominant religion in Jordan and coexists with an indigenous Christian minority.
The Jordanian economy, one of the smallest economies in the region, is attractive to foreign investors based upon a skilled workforce. The country is a major tourist destination, but it also attracts medical tourism due to its well developed health sector.
Bahrain receives approx. four million tourists a year. Most visitors are from Arab states of the Persian Gulf but there are an increasing number of tourists from outside the region.
Al Dar Island
Hawar Islands: a group of islands off the west coast of Qatar in the Gulf of Bahrain
Durrat Al Bahrain: a land-reclamation development similar to Dubai's Palm Islands.
Bahrain Bay: Bahrain Bay is a waterfront real estate development situated on the north-east coastline of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain City Centre, in Manama.
Al Enma Mall
Beit Al Quran. The Bahrain National Museum has a collection of artifacts from the Kingdom's history dating back to the island's first human inhabitation 5000 years ago.
Beit Al Qur'an, one of the island's most distinctive pieces of architecture, is home to a rare collection of Islamic manuscripts, prints and books. It is located in Hoora, part of the capital, Manama.
The Oil Museum is located near Jabal Ad Dukhan. It was built in 1992 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first discovery of oil in the Persian Gulf, it exhibits old photographs, drilling equipment and a working model of an oil rig.
Other places to visit in Bahrain
Al Fateh Grand Mosque
Al Areen Wildlife Park
Tree of Life
Bahrain International Circuit