Dana, Jordan

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Dana
ضانا
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
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 31

Dana (Arabic: ضانا‎) is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. It is situated on the edge of Wadi Dana, a large natural gorge, and has views over Wadi Araba.

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

Dana is home to several hotels including the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature's Guest House and the Dana Hotel operated by Dana and Qadisiyah Local Community Cooperative.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Dana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 9.8
(49.6)
11.4
(52.5)
14.9
(58.8)
19.1
(66.4)
22.9
(73.2)
26.7
(80.1)
27.7
(81.9)
28.3
(82.9)
26.2
(79.2)
23.0
(73.4)
17.0
(62.6)
12.2
(54)
19.9
(67.9)
Average low °C (°F) 1.5
(34.7)
1.8
(35.2)
4.3
(39.7)
7.4
(45.3)
10.2
(50.4)
12.6
(54.7)
14.6
(58.3)
15.2
(59.4)
12.7
(54.9)
10.4
(50.7)
6.5
(43.7)
2.7
(36.9)
8.3
(47)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 72
(2.83)
64
(2.52)
61
(2.4)
20
(0.79)
6
(0.24)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(0.16)
24
(0.94)
69
(2.72)
320
(12.6)
Source: Climate-data.org
A street in the village

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The General Census - 2015" (PDF). Department of Population Statistics.

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