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    • A team of Jordanian and French archaeologists said that they had found a roughly 9,000-year-old shrine at a remote Neolithic site in Jordan’s eastern desert.

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    • Location
      • It is a country in Western Asia.
      • It is situated at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe within the Levant region, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
    • Border
      • Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the northeast, Syria to the north, and Israel, Palestinian West Bank, and the Dead Sea to the west.
    • The Gulf of Aqaba
      • It separates Jordan from Egypt.
    • Geography
      • Jordan is a semi-arid country.
      • It is the eleventh-most populous Arab country.
    • Human Development Index
      • Jordan has a high Human Development Index, ranking 102nd, and is considered an upper middle income economy.

    Source: TH