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 (ä-män′, ä′män)
The capital and largest city of Jordan, in the northwest part of the country. Occupying a site inhabited since prehistoric times, the city was known as Philadelphia while the Romans and Byzantines controlled it.


(Placename) the capital of Jordan, northeast of the Dead Sea: ancient capital of the Ammonites, rebuilt by Ptolemy in the 3rd century bc. Pop: 1 292 000 (2005 est). Ancient names: Rabbath Ammon or Philadelphia


(ɑˈmɑn, ˈɑ mɑn)

the capital of Jordan, in the W part. 777,500. Also called Rabbah, Rabbath.
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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea


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Examples of round-trip fares, including all taxes,from Jordan: Amman to: Beirut/Cairo/Larnaca: JD179 Amman to: Baghdad/Basra/Najaf/Jeddah/MedinaMunwwara/Dammam/Riyadh/Dubai/Abu Dhabi/Kuwait/Doha/ Athens: JD209 Amman to: Algiers/ Khartoum/ Tunis: JD269 Amman to: Bangkok/ Hong Kong / Kuala Lumpur: JD319 Amman to: Rome/ Geneva/ Zurich/ Amsterdam/ Paris/ Moscow/ Madrid/ Barcelona/ London/ Munich/ Berlin/ Frankfurt/ Vienna/ Istanbul: JD349 Amman to: Chicago/Detroit/ New York/ Montreal: JD449 "There is huge demand on bookings whenever RJ is offering super low fares.
W Hotels has named Esra Parin as the general manager of W Amman ahead of the brands highly anticipated debut in Jordan later this year, in the heart of Amman's new hub, Abdali.
W Amman has revealed its leadership team, ahead of its Q1 2018 opening.
AccorHotels has completed the interim re-branding of a hotel in Jordan to Le Grand Amman, which will be managed by AccorHotels.
Four Seasons Hotel Amman has appointed Thomas Krooswijk as hotel manager, where he will take on the role of overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations at the property in Amman.
Amman, the proud capital of Jordan whose history goes back several thousands of years, has been an attraction for visitors from all over the world.
Focusing on Europe, social scientists and activists examine the rationale, impact, and implications of the Amman Message, a dialogue initiative by the King of Jordan, Abdullah II.
Royal Jordanian will enhance Qatar Airways' network with the addition of flights from Amman to Doha.
Summary: UAE-based developer Manazel Real Estate launched a mixed-used development, Manazel Amman, located close to Queen Alia International Airport.
Campbell Gray Hotels announces the launch of Campbell Gray Living -- Amman, a development by Al Seraje Real Estate Development, a subsidiary of the Audeh Group.
Rescue forces at Ben Gurion airport had a tense few moments on Tuesday afternoon after a Royal Jordanian flight, which was making its way from Dubai to Amman, was forced to declare an emergency landing at the airport due to low fuel.
To Install Solar-Powered LED lamps along the routes of the Amman Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).