Jordan Valley: It is part of the great Rift Valley. It was created more that 20 million years ago. It extends from Southern Turkey through Lebanon and Syria to the Dead Sea. The Valley is called Nahr al'urdunn in Arabic. The Jordan River flows through the Valley. Jordan Valley goes through hot and dry Wadi 'Araba. The Valley is 155kilometers long or 508,530 feet. Jordan Valley is known for sheer, and the barren sides of the mountain.
Jordan River: It is 212 meters below sea level. It drains into the Dead Sea at 407 meters below the level of sea. The river is between 20 or 30 meters long and it contains fertile soil. The Jordan river is significant for Jews because, the Israelites traveled the River. It is significance to Christians is the belief that Jesus was baptized by John his cousin. The river is polluted, so they need a way to filter the water.
They practice religious teachings most of the time. They will have one group practicing Muslim, a second practicing Christianity, and another practicing Druze. 92% Muslim, 6% Christianity, and 2% Druze. Christianity is the belief that Jesus Christ died on the cross for us, and we all are sinners. Muslim is the belief that God gave the holy books to a amour of messengers. Druze is the belief of movement of the souls, and a perfect society.
When they play traditionla music they use traditional instruments.
A rebab is like a bowed spike fiddle. It comes from India. They use it in orchestras. It is made from wood, horse tail, and copper wire. It is held in a vertical position in front of the chin. The bow is what is made of horse hair. It is hard to play. . It is not very loud either.
It has a wooden frame, and a fishskin head. It comes from the Middle East. It is accompaniment for Turkish and Arabic music. You use your fingers to play the instrument. There are positions such as classical (soft), cabaret (Loud) and uses jingles.
The Mijwiz is made in turkey. It is similar to the flute. It's one of the oldest wind instruments. It has 7 holes in the front and 1 hole in the back. It is a double pipe. It's made of bamboo reed that are put together. To play it you must not stop breathing. It uses a technique known as circular breathing. It is really popular in Jordan.
Foot ball aka Soccer is the most popular sport in Jordan. Jordan has been part of the Olympic Summer Games since 1984. They have never participated in Winter game. They also have rugby, handball, volleyball, and basket ball. Sports is a important part of their culture.