Jordan

POPULATION: 8,1 millions

CAPITAL: Amman

GDP per capita: $ 12,100

LANGUAGE: Arabic

RELIGION: Muslim 97.2% (predominantly Sunni), Christian 2.2%
FUN FACTS:

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the city of Petra was literally carved into rock 2000 years ago. It was only in the 19th century that the Western world got to know of it. This city has to be entered through a narrow gorge that is only 1.25 km wide.