Into Which Sea Does the Jordan River Flow?

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The Jordan River flows into the Dead Sea. It flows south from the mountainous area where Israel, Lebanon and Syria meet and also passes through the Sea of Galilee.

The Jordan River begins at the intersection of four streams, the Banias, the Bareighit, the Hasbany and the Leddan, in the upper region of the Lake Huleh plain. If the river was measured in a straight line, it would not be more than 136 miles long.

The Jordan River also runs through the sea of Tiberias and the waters of Merom. It is between 45 to 180 feet wide. The riverbanks of the Jordan overflow in the spring.