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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: ComplexSun, 01 May 2016 07:48:45 -0700
Air Jordan V "Gold Medal" Closer Look

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro a few months away, Jordan Brand is gearing up with several releases like the Air Jordan X "Rio," Air Jordan VII "Tinker Alternate," and the Air Jordan V "Gold Medal." Following a first look last month, a ...   read full story

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Publisher: GQ MagazineFri, 29 Apr 2016 09:28:07 -0700
David Letterman and a Really Ugly Tracksuit Inspired These New Air Jordans read full story
Publisher: The BoomBoxSat, 30 Apr 2016 10:56:08 -0700
Air Jordan 10 Rio read full story


Publisher: ESPN FCSat, 30 Apr 2016 15:29:10 -0700
NYCFC returns to winning ways as Jordan Morris lifts Sounders to victory

Jordan Allen tied it for RSL in the 62nd minute with a right-footed rocket into the middle of the net. Nick Rimando had back-to-back saves in the 80th minute to preserve the win. Leonel Miranda scored the opening goal in the 54th minute for the Dynamo.   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailSat, 30 Apr 2016 22:15:04 -0700
Scott Disick's 'new girlfriend' Megan Blake Irwin spotted cuddling Jordan Barrett

However, Australian beauty Megan Blake Irwin was seen cuddling up to another man on Friday - fellow Australian model Jordan Barrett. The genetically blessed duo were seen snuggling together on a couch as they enjoyed a lunch date at Catch Rooftop in ...   read full story


Publisher: The Seattle TimesSat, 30 Apr 2016 18:12:02 -0700
Jordan Morris scores game-winner in Sounders' 1-0 victory over Columbus Crew

Sounders rookie forward Jordan Morris has received a lifetime's worth of advice. U.S. national-team regular Jozy Altidore provided counsel while Morris was considering jumping straight over to Europe, and former Sounder DeAndre Yedlin prepared him for ...   read full story

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Publisher: SoundersFC.comSat, 30 Apr 2016 15:27:39 -0700
Seattle Sounders 1, Columbus Crew SC 0: Jordan Morris scores again in Sounders ... read full story
Publisher: Sports IllustratedSat, 30 Apr 2016 17:56:15 -0700
Watch: Jordan Morris scores in third straight match for Sounders read full story
Publisher: Goal.comSat, 30 Apr 2016 22:19:56 -0700
Jordan Morris finding form for Sounders as game 'slows down' read full story
Publisher: Salt Lake TribuneSat, 30 Apr 2016 19:22:07 -0700
MLS roundup: Jordan Morris scores in 88th minute, Sounders beat Crew 1-0 read full story
Publisher: Q13 FOXSat, 30 Apr 2016 15:18:45 -0700
Late goal from Jordan Morris gives Sounders much-needed win read full story

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