Dana, Jordan

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Dana
Dana village
Dana village
Dana is located in Jordan
Dana
Dana
Location in Jordan
Coordinates: 30°39′N 35°36′E / 30.650°N 35.600°E / 30.650; 35.600
Country Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan
Governorate Tafilah Governorate


Dana (ضانا) is a small village near the city of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. It is situated on the edge of a large natural gorge, Wadi Dana and enjoys spectacular view over Wadi Araba.

Dana is about 500 years old, and preserves many aspects of Jordanian villages of the 19th century villages of Jordan. It hosts Dana nature reserve, one of Jordan's premier nature reserves with eco-tourism facilities.

Dana is home to several hotels including the RSCN's Guest House and a hotel run by and for the benefit of the local community known simply as the Dana Hotel (operated by Dana and Qadisiyah Local Community Cooperative  ::جمعية أبناء ضانا والقادسية التعاونية http://www.facebook.com\dana.cooperative )

External links[edit]

Dana Hotel: http://www.facebook.com\dana.hotel.jordan Dana and Qadisiyah Local community cooperative:http://www.facebook.com\dana.cooperative

A street in the village

Coordinates: 30°39′N 35°36′E / 30.650°N 35.600°E / 30.650; 35.600