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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: Washington PostSun, 23 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0800
Relationship between Israel and Jordan grows warier amid tensions in Jerusalem

AMMAN, Jordan ? Jordan's king and his people are bristling with anger over Israeli actions at a sacred site for Muslims in Jerusalem, threatening to turn a cold peace between Israel and Jordan into a deep freeze. The rising animosity between Jordan ...   read full story

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Publisher: HaaretzMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0800
Jordan summons Israel envoy over questionable comments about parliament read full story
Publisher: The Times of IsraelMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:45:00 -0800
Israel protests Jordan's condolences to terrorists' families read full story
Publisher: Jerusalem Post (blog)Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:26:15 -0800
We need to talk about Jordan read full story
Publisher: Arutz ShevaMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:07:30 -0800
Jordan Upset Over Israel Ambassador's Comments read full story
Publisher: International Business Times AUSun, 23 Nov 2014 15:48:45 -0800
Israel''s Al Aqsa and East Jerusalem Issues Threatening Its Multi Billion Gas ... read full story
Publisher: TheBlaze.comSun, 23 Nov 2014 04:59:09 -0800
John Kerry Called This Country 'Enormously Constructive.' Then Its Prime ... read full story


Publisher: Los Angeles TimesSun, 23 Nov 2014 22:27:31 -0800
Kobe Bryant close to passing Michael Jordan on NBA all-time scoring list

Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates. Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27 ...   read full story


Publisher: NBCSports.comSun, 23 Nov 2014 17:52:30 -0800
#POSTERIZED: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's John Jordan takes flight (VIDEO)

Willis Wilson's Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders picked up a solid road victory Sunday afternoon, as they beat defending Atlantic 10 champion Saint Louis 62-56. Junior guard John Jordan led the way offensively, scoring 13 points to go along with ...   read full story


Publisher: KSTP.comSat, 22 Nov 2014 20:33:54 -0800
Police Respond to Gun Scare at Jordan Church, Suspect at Large

Initial calls to 911 around 8:55 p.m. reported a shot was fired inside the church, but after Jordan police arrived on the scene, they say the gun was never fired. Police believe Herring used the gun to hit his significant other in the head while inside ...   read full story

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Publisher: Minneapolis Star TribuneSat, 22 Nov 2014 21:23:11 -0800
Police respond to report of gunman at Jordan church, find woman assaulted but ... read full story
Publisher: KARESun, 23 Nov 2014 13:11:15 -0800
Suspect arrested in Jordan church assault read full story
Publisher: CBS LocalSun, 23 Nov 2014 07:29:18 -0800
Suspect In Jordan Church Assault Apprehended read full story
Publisher: Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNewsSun, 23 Nov 2014 17:41:15 -0800
Police find Jordan domestic assault suspect hiding in a dryer read full story
Publisher: KAALtv.comSat, 22 Nov 2014 20:02:06 -0800
Police: Suspect in Jordan Church Assault Arrested at South Mpls. Home read full story

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