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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)

Jordan's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: MiamiHerald.comSat, 19 Apr 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Comparisons between LeBron James, Michael Jordan inevitable in Heat ...

For one, the Bobcats have been terrible for a long time, but, more to the point, James has made it a priority to never lose to the team owned by Michael Jordan. Call it a friendly rivalry between one player considered to be the best the game has ever ...   read full story


Publisher: Bleacher ReportSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:22:30 -0700
Jordan Brand Classic 2014: Notable Performances in Recruiting All-Star Game

Anytime the name Jordan is attached to something in the basketball world, it is only fair to expect greatness. Recruiting fans were not disappointed Friday during the series of games at the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.   read full story

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Publisher: SI.comFri, 18 Apr 2014 22:32:21 -0700
Jahlil Okafor, Cliff Alexander, others shine at Jordan Brand Classic read full story
Publisher: The Courier-JournalFri, 18 Apr 2014 07:55:45 -0700
Jordan Brand Classic players fine with one-and-done rules read full story
Publisher: Arizona Daily Star (blog)Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:45:30 -0700
Arizona Wildcats basketball: Stanley Johnson drops 24 at Jordan Brand Classic read full story
Publisher: The Post-StandardFri, 18 Apr 2014 19:26:15 -0700
Syracuse recruit Chris McCullough is limited by foul trouble in Jordan Brand ... read full story
Publisher: NBCSports.comFri, 18 Apr 2014 18:41:20 -0700
Chicago duo Jahlil Okafor, Cliff Alexander earn MVP honors as East beats West ... read full story
Publisher: ESPN (blog)Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:17:51 -0700
Jordan Brand Classic matchups to watch read full story


Publisher: USA TODAYThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:30:32 -0700
Exclusive: Nike unveils the Jordan XX9: Basketball's first high-definition shoe

Beaverton, Ore. ? Tinker Hatfield is discussing his latest creation, the Air Jordan XX9, and he wishes there were a fancier origin story, something more romantic about the lightest shoe in the line. He has designed 19 versions of Nike's most iconic ...   read full story

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Publisher: Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:18:45 -0700
Nike unveils Air Jordan XX9 at $225 read full story
Publisher: SI.comThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:27:27 -0700
Photos: Nike unveils Air Jordan XX9 read full story
Publisher: KicksOnFire.comFri, 18 Apr 2014 19:26:15 -0700
Jordan Future ?Mutlicolor? read full story
Publisher: International Business TimesFri, 18 Apr 2014 07:55:18 -0700
Air Jordan XX9 Unveiled By Nike: Release Date, First Look At Latest Sneaker ... read full story
Publisher: Latino PostSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:07:30 -0700
Air Jordan Release Dates 2014: New Sneaker Unveiled, First Two Colorways ... read full story
Publisher: Complex.comFri, 18 Apr 2014 08:11:15 -0700
A Guide to the Air Jordan Restocks This Weekend read full story


Publisher: Hip-Hop WiredSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:36:32 -0700
Nike Announces Epic Air Jordan Restock, Shoes To Re-Release Today

"Jordan fans, sleep in a bit. Nike.com has something for you tomorrow at 10am EDT / 7am PDT," tweeted the Nike Store late yesterday afternoon. Unfortunately, the site experienced some technical difficulties that postponed the epic re-release. But fret ...   read full story

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Publisher: Complex.comSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:11:15 -0700
Could This Be Nike Store's Air Jordan Restock? read full story

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From @Mosae_Kabelo on Sun Apr 20 04:16:34 EDT 2014 RT @DavidRoads: Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. -Michael Jordan