What country is east of Jordan River?
Syria is east of the northern part of the Jordan River and Jordan is east of the Jordan River from the southern end of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)
The problem with this question is that every north-south river contains an East Bank. The Loire and Rhine have east banks in France and Germany respectively. The Volga River has an east bank in Russia. The Nile has an East Bank in Egypt and Sudan. The Mississippi and the Colorado have east banks in United States. However, when people typically refer to "the East Bank" they are referring to one of two centers of international…
No. According to international law, no country "owns" a river. The right of navigation on a river is subject to the sovereignty of the river. A river that is entirely within the borders of one country is subject to that country's sovereignty. As the Jordan River forms the border between two states, neither can impose sovereignty over the river and, therefore, Israel and Jordan share administration of the Jordan River.
The Jordan River forms the border between Israel and Jordan. Therefore, half of the river is in each country wherever Israel borders Jordan to the north of the West Bank. (There is a small stretch of the Jordan which is wholly in Israeli territory as it leaves the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan River continues as the border between the West Bank and Jordan until the Dead Sea.)
The country is not named after a country it is named after the river, which serves as a natural border between Israel and Jordan. All told though, if you are expecting to be as impressive as the Amazon, Nile or Mississippi, forget it; the Jordan river is one of the most unimpressive famous rivers in the world.
There is a river that's runs between modern day Palestine/Israel and modern day Jordan. That river was called since Ancient Times Al- Urdon. When the Romans conquered that area they translated Al Urdon into Latin and soon afterward that area became known like that. When the name was finally translated into English through many languages it was Jordan. The area was known as Transjordan for it was nothing but a desert. When the country was…