In which country is Petra?

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Petra is famous for its rock-cut ar­chi­tec­ture. Es­tab­lished in 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabataean­s, it is a and symbol and most-vis­it­ed tourist at­trac­tion of Jordan. Petra declined rapidly under Roman rule, in large part from the revision of sea-based trade routes. In 363 an earth­quake de­stroyed many build­ings. The site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812.

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flagCanada
0%
0%
100%
0%
14
flagSweden
9%
0%
90%
0%
11
flagFrance
0%
0%
86%
13%
22
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
5%
84%
10%
19
flagAustria
0%
0%
84%
15%
13
flagUkraine
0%
0%
81%
12%
16
flagthe Netherlands
8%
0%
73%
17%
34
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
7%
73%
11%
26
flagBelgium
10%
10%
70%
10%
10
flagSpain
7%
0%
69%
23%
13
flagthe United States
9%
9%
68%
12%
211
flagUnknown
18%
5%
68%
8%
60
flagGermany
7%
8%
67%
16%
134
flagDenmark
8%
0%
66%
25%
12
flagPoland
11%
9%
65%
12%
8318
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
8%
65%
15%
205
flagNorway
8%
16%
64%
12%
25
flagIndia
9%
14%
63%
9%
41
flagItaly
0%
18%
50%
31%
16

Gender

men67%
women63%
Israel
9%
12%
Saudi Arabia
7%
10%
Jordan
67%
63%
Syria
15%
12%

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