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Complete details about Jordan in Asia with capital city Amman

Country NameJordan (Al-Urdunn)
Country CodeJOR
Capital CityAmman
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1946
Population5083000
Surface Area88946.0
Life Expectancy77.4 years
GNP7526.0 (old 7051.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (97.9%)
Armenian     (1.0%)
Circassian     (1.0%)

Major Cities

Amman, Amman     (population 1000000)
al-Zarqa, al-Zarqa     (population 389815)
Irbid, Irbid     (population 231511)
al-Rusayfa, al-Zarqa     (population 137247)
Wadi al-Sir, Amman     (population 89104)

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Publisher: FOXSports.comTue, 22 Apr 2014 17:33:45 -0700
Michael Jordan gifts Macklemore possibly the worst Air Jordans ever

Fashion statement or just plain ugly? You be the judge. Michael Jordan and Macklemore were hanging out at the Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn after the rapper performed.   read full story

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Publisher: The Post Game (blog)Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:18:45 -0700
Macklemore Debuts New, Personalized Air Jordans, And They're Panned By Fans read full story
Publisher: Fashion TimesWed, 23 Apr 2014 05:05:55 -0700
Macklemore's Collaboration Results in Most Odd-Looking Pair of Air Jordan's Yet read full story


Publisher: Washington Post (blog)Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:10:43 -0700
Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 off Taylor Jordan

Jordan fired a 1-2 sinker high in the strike zone and Pujols hammered the ball to into the Red Porch seats to the right of Angels bullpen. The slugging first baseman ? and one of the best hitters of this generation ? pointed to the sky as he touched ...   read full story

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Publisher: Federal BaseballWed, 23 Apr 2014 04:22:22 -0700
Nationals' Taylor Jordan gives up nos. 499 and 500 to Albert Pujols read full story
Publisher: Comcast SportsNet WashingtonTue, 22 Apr 2014 19:02:11 -0700
Pujols gets 500th, Nats fall to Angels read full story
Publisher: Boston HeraldTue, 22 Apr 2014 21:30:00 -0700
Nationals trail early, lose to Angels, Pujols 7-2 read full story
Publisher: Fresno BeeTue, 22 Apr 2014 20:08:42 -0700
Recap: Washington vs. LA Angels read full story


Publisher: Huffington PostTue, 22 Apr 2014 10:15:00 -0700
Blake Griffin And DeAndre Jordan's Table Read Of 'Space Jam' Will Make Your ...

The Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan agreed to do a table read of the original film's script with a number of our favorite comedic stars, including Seth Green, Paul Scheer and Nick Kroll of "The League", as well as Danielle Fishel ...   read full story

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Publisher: Bleacher ReportMon, 21 Apr 2014 18:52:30 -0700
Doc Rivers Says DeAndre Jordan Should Have Won Defensive Player of the Year read full story
Publisher: USA TODAYTue, 22 Apr 2014 10:03:45 -0700
NBA's DeAndre Jordan plays games on and off the court read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comMon, 21 Apr 2014 19:15:00 -0700
DeAndre Jordan finishes third for NBA Defensive Player of the Year read full story
Publisher: Hoops HabitWed, 23 Apr 2014 06:07:30 -0700
Los Angeles Clippers: DeAndre Jordan Controlling The Paint read full story
Publisher: SLAM OnlineTue, 22 Apr 2014 07:21:19 -0700
Doc Rivers Thinks DeAndre Jordan Was Snubbed for Defensive Player of the Year read full story


Publisher: ForbesSun, 20 Apr 2014 08:43:05 -0700
How Michael Jordan Outsmarted Robert Johnson And Herb Kohl

The agreed to sale of the Milwaukee Bucks last week by Herb Kohl to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million shows how Michael Jordan outsmarted a billionaire and a U.S. senator. In June 2003, Jordan was considering whether to either invest in the ...   read full story

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