Second National Communication Report29 Aug 2009
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy with a representative government. It is bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, Saudi Arabia to the east and south and the Palestinian territories and Israel to the west. The area of land mass is approximately 88,778 km2. The climate of Jordan is predominately of the Mediterranean type, which is characterized by a hot dry summer and rather cool wet winter.