These websites are about the country of Jordan. Learn about the history, government, tourist sites, economy, human resources, geography & environment, foreign affairs, holidays, the people of Jordan, and helpful facts. Includes maps and photos of the country. Also included are eThemes Resources on the religion of Islam.
The Country & People of Jordan
This site gives information about the country of Jordan and its history, with links to other informational sites.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
This website gives an all-inclusive look at the country of Jordan from ancient to modern times. Just choose the link ‘Keys to the Kingdom,’ and learn about the history, government, touristic sites, economy, human resources, geography & environment, foreign affairs, the people of Jordan, helpful facts and maps.
BBC - Jordan Country Profile
Gives a basic understanding of where Jordan is, who lives there, political leaders, and what forms of media the country has. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to social networking.
Fact Monster - Jordan
Includes information on the land and people, economy, government, and history of Jordan, as well as a short bibliography. NOTE: This site includes ads.
CIA World Factbook - Jordan
Contains information about Jordan’s geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues, along with maps and photos.
National Geographic - Jordan
Information about the country of Jordan including a map and photos. NOTE: this site includes ads and links to social networking sites. NOTE: This site includes pop up and banner ads.
Major Islamic Holidays
This website gives a brief explanation of the major holidays celebrated in the Islamic religion, including a calendar of holiday dates. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Ramadan & Eid al-Fitr
This site briefly explains Ramadan, a major holiday of Islam, including when it occurs during the year, including a basic glossary of Islamic terms. NOTE: This site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: World Religions: Islam
These websites are about the Islam. There is historical information about the prophet Muhammad and his life, the founding and spread of Islam, timelines, maps, and videos. Learn about Muslim communities throughout the world today. Included are five related eThemes on countries that are predominantly Muslim.
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