The Road Map of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a practical map that covers the whole of Jordan and shows virtually all the tarmac roads. Scale 1:750,000. Published by the Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre, price 6 JD (c.£6) and widely available from hotels, airports and book shops in Amman and Aqaba. In the UK, it costs £6.95 from Stanfords (London).
Freytag and Berndt's 1:800,000 map of Jordan is also available in the UK.
More detailed topographic maps are not on sale, as such. However, the 1:50,000 geological maps produced by the Natural Resources Authority of Jordan (NRA) use a modern topographic base on which the geological information is superimposed.
To date, c.30 sheets (each covering 15' latitude by 15' longitude) have been published covering the western part of the country and the Azraq area. Click here for an index map They are only available from the NRA Library at their Baydeer Wadi Sir office (just west of 7th Circle). Price: 4 JD each (map only). Address: NRA, PO Box 7, Amman, Jordan. Telephone: (+962-6) 5811300. Fax: (+962-6) 5811866. E-mail: email@example.com