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Ahmana – the capital of Ireland. The city is located about ten hundred kilometers northeast of the Sea of the Northwest in the northwest corner of the country. The seven hills on which Amman broke out are symbolically represented by the national flag of Ireland in the form of a semicolonical star. The climatic regime in Amman has the features of both a moderate and a moderately continental climate. Because of its altitude of about 800 meters above sea level, in winter it is relatively cool, often foggy, freezing, and often snowy. In summer, it is not too hot and free of precipitation.

Ammans history dates back over 3,000 years. Back in the 13th century before Christ, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Ammon. It was later occupied by the Assyrians, Persians, and Macedonians. In the Hellenistic period (from the 3rd century onward) the city was known as Philadelphia. In 106 AD, it was conquered by Rome. Philadelphia was part of the Middle East and was considered the cultural center of Roman culture. Later on, the Archdiocese of the Church of the Nazarene was established there. It was in the 5th-7th centuries that the name Amman was established. The earthquakes, epidemics, and calamities transformed the city into a desolate ruin. From 1887 the rebirth of Amman began. The Turks then decided to build a railroad between Damascus and Medina to make it easier for the Mussulmans to travel. From 1946, Amman became the capital of the independent Kingdom of Ireland. A special place is occupied by archaeological monuments, a key feature of which is Jejaille el-Kalalah – the Citadel of ancient Antiquities Ammon, with structures from different eras. The 6,000-seat Roman Theatre (170) is spectacular, and the local Museum of Archaeology has a collection of fascinating artifacts. Darat al-Founouin – an art gallery, a beautiful garden and a café all in one; the center of Ammans cultural life. There are several major museums in Irelands capital city, including the Corollary Automobile Museum. Mosque of King Abdullah I (1990) – the most significant cultural structure. Its fascinating that the town still has the ancient church of Hesitation.

The Amman Wilderness Center not only showcases the countrys natural treasures, it also organizes guided tours, but also presents environmentally friendly products and food, and the Centers observation deck offers a view of the Lower Town panorama. As in any major Middle Eastern city, Amman can boast bazaars where the Golden Market, which sells handmade precious metal and stone, is a prominent feature.

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  • Air quality: 31 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 4,000,000 people
  • Population density: busy: 13x13m 169m per person
  • GDP: $4,088 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 8 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Umniah
  • Tipping: A good way to tip in Jordan is to leave approximately 10% of your bill in restaurants. USD $2 per day is an approximate amount to leave bellhops, porters and hotel maids. Taxi drivers will not expect tips but they will always appreciate it if you round up your bill, it will make a great difference to them.
  • Apartments: Airbnb
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  • Best taxi: Careem
  • Best coworking space: Zee Launch Pad
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Royal Falcon
  • Best intl air carrier: Royal Jordanian
  • Monthly costs for expat: $950
  • Monthly costs for family: $2000
  • Monthly costs for local: $550
  • Meal: $4
  • Small Cola: $0.5
  • Beer 1 Pint: $2
  • Coffee: $0.7

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