Amman, Jordan City Profile

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ACOR Home Page __ Is archaeology your interest? "The American Center of Oriental Research in Amman is the largest research institute in Amman, Jordan. ... It is key to archaeological, social and scientific research in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Middle East." A lot of information from directors to residence facilities. - illustrated - From American Center of Oriental Research - http://www.bu.edu/acor/

Amman __ "...is the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, a city of 2,125,400 inhabitants (2005 estimate), and the administrative capital and commercial centre of Jordan." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials, photos of Amman and maps. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amman

Amman __ "Amman is a city of contrasts, a unique blend of old and new; its modern buildings blend with the remnants of ancient civilizations. It is believed to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Numerous Biblical references are made to Amman, the Ammonite capital of Rabbath-Ammon."  An encyclopedic article. - illustrated - From newworldencyclopedia.org - http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Amman

Amman __ A brief, but good, overview of the city as well as an Amman history timeline and text links to additional resources. - illustrated - From i-cias.com - http://i-cias.com/e.o/amman.htm



Amman __ "In the commercial heart of the city, ultra-modern buildings, hotels, smart restaurants, art galleries and boutiques rub shoulders comfortably with traditional coffee shops and tiny artisans' workshops. Everywhere there is evidence of the city’s much older past." This and much more. - illustrated - From visitjordan.com - http://www.visitjordan.com/MajorAttractions/Amman/tabid/64/Default.aspx

Amman area - Size of city in square kilometers - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/amman_area

Amman (BiblePlaces.com) __ A collection of well annotated photos of Amman and links to even more resources. - illustrated - From bibleplaces.com - http://www.bibleplaces.com/amman.htm

Amman capital of Jordan, Amman pictures history of Amman __  "Amman is the modern and ancient capital of Jordan, formerly the Ammonite capital city of Rabbath - Ammon, and later the Geraeco [sic] Roman city called Philadelphia. Originally spread over seven hills like Rome, Ammon now covers at least nineteen hills. It is a city of contrasts, a mixture of ancient and modern."  A brief, general overview of the city and its history. - illustrated - From unknown -  http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/oregon/639/amman.html



Amman, city Photo Gallery by Ioannis Logiotatidis __ A couple of dozen photos from around Amman. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/logios/amman_city

Amman-Jordan Photos, Pictures of Amman __ More than 300 pictures of Amman. - illustrated - from Mansour Mouasher - http://www.pbase.com/mansour_mouasher/amman&page=1

Amman Map __ Large, easy to read, map of Amman, Jordan. - illustrated - From tourism.jo - http://www.tourism.jo/maps/ammanmap.htm

Amman: An Organized City with a Soul __ “A livable city is an organized city with a soul.” That’s the principle behind Amman, Jordan’s, “Amman 2025″ master plan (PDF). And the city is moving closer and closer to achieving its vision of livability, in spite of the odds.  You will find a general overview of progress. - illustrated - From thecityfix.com - http://thecityfix.com/amman-an-organized-city-with-a-soul/

Greater Amman Municipality __ "“To achieve the optimum balance of healthy growth and quality living, flourishing expansion and organized districts, 21st century conveniences and traditional character, we must embark on a serious and comprehensive project of city planning for Amman - HM King Abdullah I” - illustrated - From ammanplan.gov.jo - http://www.ammanplan.gov.jo/english/index.asp
 



History of Amman __ Here you will read about the history of the city once known as Philadelphia. An encyclopedic article with links to related materials, photos and maps. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amman#History

Jordan, Amman Timeline, 21st Century __ Annotated timeline of events in Amman since 2000. - From mapreport.com - http://www.mapreport.com/location/jordan.jordan.amman.html

Jordan - Touristic Sites - Amman __ An introduction to the city. "Amman has served as the modern and ancient capital of Jordan. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, with a 1994 excavation uncovering homes and towers believed to have been built during the Stone Age, circa 7000 BCE." - illustrated - From kinghussein.gov.jo - http://www.kinghussein.gov.jo/tourism1.html

population of Amman 2010 __ Amman population figure - From trueknowledge.com - http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/population_of_amman_2010

The University of Jordan | Amman | Jordan __ General overview of the school, history and courses offered. - illustrated - From ju.edu.jo - http://www.ju.edu.jo/home.aspx

 

 

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