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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: QuartzThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:52:30 -0700
In China, Michael Jordan does not hold the rights to his own name

The real Michael Jordan has been defeated by his Chinese imitator after years of lawsuits. The 52-year-old basketball legend lost a trademark suit against Qiaodan Sports, a Chinese sportswear company based in southern Fujian province, after China's ...   read full story

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Publisher: Chicago Sun-TimesThu, 30 Jul 2015 05:00:00 -0700
Michael Jordan loses trademark lawsuit to Chinese shoe company read full story
Publisher: International Business TimesThu, 30 Jul 2015 10:03:45 -0700
Michael Jordan Loses China Trademark Lawsuit To Chinese Knockoff Brand Qiaodan ... read full story
Publisher: Yahoo Sports (blog)Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:59:06 -0700
Michael Jordan loses out in a Chinese footwear trademark suit read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportWed, 29 Jul 2015 07:31:27 -0700
Michael Jordan Loses China Trademark Lawsuit: Latest Details, Reaction read full story
Publisher: The InquisitrThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:07:30 -0700
Michael Jordan Loses Trademark Suit In China read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsWed, 29 Jul 2015 00:23:46 -0700
Michael Jordan loses China trademark suit: report read full story


Publisher: Chicago Sun-TimesThu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0700
How badly did Michael Jordan want to draft Frank Kaminsky?

In a wonderful piece for Grantland, Zach Lowe reconstructs the Hornets' 2015 draft process that landed Frank Kaminsky, while owner Jordan vetoed a trade with the Celtics that could have brought four first-round picks. The story goes that Boston wanted ...   read full story


Publisher: SportingNews.comThu, 30 Jul 2015 09:52:30 -0700
Jordan Brand shows off Super.Fly 4s to next generation of stars

LAS VEGAS ? A large spaceship outside marked the way, a continuation of the Marvin the Martian theme that has been part of Jordan Brand's sneaker releases this year. Inside was a playground of sorts, which included Jordan Brand museum pieces, ...   read full story


Publisher: ComplexThu, 30 Jul 2015 05:45:00 -0700
Gilbert Arenas Reveals Why LeBron James Will Never Be Michael Jordan or Kobe ...

He posted a lengthy scouting report for LeBron and pointed out both his strengths and his weaknesses on the court in an effort to prove why he'll (probably) never be mentioned in the same breath as Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant. Some of his critiques ...   read full story

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