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Jordan, February 2, 2020
Petra visitors up 25pct at 76K in January

Amman, Feb. 1 (Petra) -- The number of foreign and local visitors to Jordan's tourist jewel, the ancient city of Petra, jumped by 26 percent in the first month of 2020 to a total of 75,000 against 56,000 in the same month of 2019, according to official data.

When comparing January 2020 figure to that reported in the same month of 2018, the data shows it has almost doubled, according to the figures published by the Petra Development and Tourism Regional Authority (PDTRA).