The Jordan River is the main river of Israel, which flows trough the lowest-lying valley of the earth. Its source lies in the north, in the area of Mount Hermon, about 500 meters above sea levelThen the Jordan flows 200 km south into the Dead Sea, where the water level is 392 feet below sea level.
The baptism site of Jesus is about 7 km north of the Dead Sea.
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