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Complete details about Jordan in Asia with capital city Amman

Country NameJordan (Al-Urdunn)
Country CodeJOR
Capital CityAmman
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1946
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: ESPNThu, 24 Jul 2014 08:55:38 -0700
MJ's $33M contract goes to auction

The contract, which Jordan signed for the 1997-98 season, was his last with the Bulls. That season culminated in a sixth championship for Jordan and the Bulls. The contract is signed by Jordan, himself, and initialed by him on each of its 24 pages. It ...   read full story

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Publisher: al.comThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:30:00 -0700
Michael Jordan's last Bulls contract for sale online read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportThu, 24 Jul 2014 10:10:33 -0700
Michael Jordan's Final Contract with Chicago Bulls Up for Auction read full story
Publisher: SLAM OnlineThu, 24 Jul 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Michael Jordan's $33 Million Contract for the '98 Season on Auction read full story
Publisher: Yahoo Sports (blog)Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:16:15 -0700
You can bid on Michael Jordan's NBA-record-setting $33 million 1997-98 ... read full story
Publisher: NBCSports.comThu, 24 Jul 2014 14:03:04 -0700
Michael Jordan's signed 1997-98 $33 million contract up for auction read full story
Publisher: Dime MagazineThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:10:40 -0700
Jordan's Record $33 Million Contract Up For Auction read full story

Publisher: The Denver PostFri, 25 Jul 2014 02:36:01 -0700
Jordan shoots down 'aerial target' near Syria

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) ? Jordan's air force shot down an "aerial target" near the Syrian border on Friday, a Jordanian military official said, while eyewitnesses said the object was a drone. It was not immediately clear where the object came from, but ...   read full story

Publisher: Al Jazeera AmericaFri, 25 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0700
A nation of refugees: Jordan struggles with those fleeing regional crises

AMMAN, Jordan ? Mohand Qasim's family has been seeking asylum for four and a half years, but they've never lived in a camp. Qasim was a poor Iraqi man making clothing during the American-led invasion of his country. Then his neighbor started working ...   read full story

Publisher: SportingNews.comThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:18:45 -0700
Remembering Michael Jordan and the 1984 Olympic trials

When Michael Jordan was drafted, he was not decked out in a bespoke suit on a stage in Manhattan, shaking hands with commissioner David Stern and smiling for the cameras. The draft was not even at night in those days ? it was held on a Tuesday ...   read full story

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