The Wadi Rum desert happens to be the site of Jordan’s largest mixed farm & Rum Farm. Therefore Rum was established in 1986, in the middle of Wadi Rum desert comprising 2,000 hectares of land.
However; it seems like a strange choice of location, but it begins to make sense when you learn that under the Wadi Rum desert and stretching under the Border Mountains and well into Saudi Arabia, is a large aquifer.
In fact, the water supply of desert nations is dependent on this single water source.
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