Jordan course unit 1

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Jordan course unit 1

  1. 1. Welcome ToHashemite Kingdom Of Jordan Presented ByLT.COL Ibrahim al shawabkeh Royal navy force
  2. 2. 1987 Joined the Jordanian Armed forces.1991 MTC college, B Sc in communicatin Engineering.1992 Royal Military Academy – Jordan.1995 Marine Engineering Course – Germany.1998 radar maintenance course UK.2000 project engineer in KADDB for 4 years.2003 International Maritime Officers Course – USCG.2005 M Sc in Computer in Engineering – Jordan.2006 S.O.S Course – Jordan.
  3. 3. National Flag Geography Climate History People, language and religiousEducation & health care Communications & Transportation Economy & tourism Culture & sport Government Military The Jordan U S Relation Current issue
  4. 4. Jordan’s National FlowerBlack Iris
  5. 5. Sinai Rose finch
  6. 6. GeographyJORDAN
  7. 7. JORDAN
  8. 8. Area: total: 92,300 sq kmWater: 329 sq kmLand: 91,971 sq km
  9. 9. Land boundaries: total: 1,635 kmCoastline: 26 kmTerritorial Sea: 3 NM
  10. 10. Lowest point: Dead Sea -410 m Highest point: Jabal Ram 1,754 m 2000 1500 1000 Highest 500 Lowest 0 -500 Elevation
  11. 11. Jordan has a combination of Mediterraneanand arid desert climatesGenerally, the country has warm, dry summersand mild, wet winters
  12. 12. Average temperatures ranging from 7 to25 C (54 to 77 F) in the height.Summertime highs reaching the 40C (105-115F) in the desert regions
  13. 13. Rainfall averages vary from 50mmin the desert. 800 mm (31.5) inches On theheights.Snow falls in winter time in the heights
  14. 14. The region of present-day Jordan roughly corresponds to the biblical lands of Ammon, Bashan, Edom and Moab
  15. 15. 1516 the Ottoman Turks gained control of what is now Jordan and it remained part of the Ottoman Empire until the 20th cent
  16. 16. 1923 May 15: British recognized Jordanian government1928: Jordan ruled by a king
  17. 17. 1945: Tran Jordan became a member of the Arab league.1946 May 25 Jordan gained independence
  18. 18. 1948: Arabs Israel War1949: April the countrys name was changedto Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  19. 19. 1950: West Bank annexed to Jordan as a union1951: July 20 King Abdullah is assassinated
  20. 20. 1953: Al Hussein became a king ofJordan1955: 14 Dec Jordan became amember of the United Nations
  21. 21. 1967: Six-Day War where Jordan lost the WestBank1973: 6 Oct Arab-Israeli War
  22. 22. 1996: Oct Jordan and Israel sign peaceagreements
  23. 23. 1999 on 7 Feb King Hussein succumbed to cancer at age of 63
  24. 24. 1999 on 7 Feb Prince Abdullah became a King
  25. 25. HM the King HM the King Executive BranchLegislative Branch Prime Minister Judicial Branch
  26. 26. Executive BranchThe King is: - Head of State - Chief Executive - Commander in Chief
  27. 27. The lower House :Consists of 110 for 4 years turn 6 ofwhich are reserved for femalecandidates.
  28. 28. Jordan is divided into 12 administrative districts, or governorates
  29. 29. Population 5,611,202Life expectancy at birth 77.88 yearsPopulation growth rate:2.78%
  30. 30. Arab 90%,CaucasusArmenianChechensDruze
  31. 31. 92% of Jordanian are Muslims8% are ChristiansEthnic groups have full freedomto practice their religion
  32. 32.  Arabic is the official language. English as a second language.
  33. 33. • Compulsory free education up to 16 yearsold.• 6407 Schools.• 1.700.000 Students.
  34. 34. Universities: 11 public universities 14 Private universities Literacy Rate: 86.6% total.
  35. 35. Health Care for all Jordanians 1200 Health Centers 50 Hospitals
  36. 36.  Telephones-main 650,000 (2003) Mobiles:1,325,300 (2003) Internet users: more than 1,000,000
  37. 37. TransportationRailways 677 km.High ways 8000 km.Pipelines (crude oil) 209 km.Ports AqabaAirports 3 International
  38. 38. 10%30% Agriculture Service 60% Industry
  39. 39. Currency1 Dinar = 1.4 USD
  40. 40. Main ExportsIndustries:phosphate mining,petroleum refining,cementpotashlight manufacturingFertilizersPharmaceuticalsClothing
  41. 41. Main ExportsAgricultural:wheatbarleycitrustomatoesmelonsolivessheepgoatspoultry
  42. 42. Main ImportsCrude oilmachinerytransport equipmentfoodstuffsmanufactured goods

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