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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: New York TimesThu, 30 Oct 2014 15:00:04 -0700
Friction Grows Between Israel and Jordan Over Revered Location

JERUSALEM ? As Israel and Jordan neared the final stage of negotiations over their peace treaty, King Hussein of Jordan requested what Efraim Halevy, envoy for the Israeli prime minister, thought would be a deal killer: a clause giving Jordan a role ...   read full story

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Publisher: Kuwait News AgencyThu, 30 Oct 2014 13:37:30 -0700
Jordan int'l calls pressurize Israel to reopen Haram Al-Sharif to Muslims read full story


Publisher: USA TODAYThu, 30 Oct 2014 12:41:15 -0700
Michael Jordan on Obama: He's a '[expletive] golfer.'

During a recent interview with famed friend of Michael Jordan and Back9Network host Ahmad Rashad, Michael Jordan was asked about his dream foursome for golf. It's a standard hypothetical question debated at 19th holes all across the country and Jordan ...   read full story

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Publisher: Bleacher ReportThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:58:13 -0700
Michael Jordan Says Barack Obama Is 'S----y' at Golf read full story
Publisher: Huffington PostThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:34:45 -0700
Michael Jordan Throws Serious Shade At Obama's Golfing Game read full story
Publisher: DeadspinThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:03:45 -0700
Michael Jordan Keeps It Real, Calls Barack Obama A "Shitty Golfer" read full story
Publisher: CBSSports.comThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:59:00 -0700
Michael Jordan calls President Obama a sh**** golfer read full story
Publisher: CBS LocalThu, 30 Oct 2014 07:57:52 -0700
Michael Jordan On Playing Golf With POTUS: 'He's A Hack, It Would Be All Day ... read full story


Publisher: USA TODAYThu, 30 Oct 2014 07:03:45 -0700
Michael Jordan deserves credit for Hornets' buzz

"I always considered myself an owner that was dedicated to doing the best job to bring the best team here to the city of Charlotte," Jordan said Wednesday, a few hours before the Hornets opened the season against the Milwaukee Bucks. "And with that ...   read full story

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Publisher: Charlotte ObserverTue, 28 Oct 2014 17:21:11 -0700
Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan are smiling as nickname returns read full story
Publisher: DeadspinThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:26:15 -0700
Kemba Walker Hits Game-Winner, Makes Michael Jordan Lose His Mind read full story
Publisher: Complex.comThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Michael Jordan Had a Terrific Reaction to Kemba Walker's Game-Winning Shot ... read full story
Publisher: Washington Post (blog)Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:06:12 -0700
Michael Jordan took over the Hornets Twitter account and the results were ... read full story
Publisher: ESPNWed, 29 Oct 2014 13:08:28 -0700
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Hornets owner Michael Jordan admits it's been a bumpy ... read full story


Publisher: USA TODAYThu, 30 Oct 2014 13:03:45 -0700
Michael Jordan: Obama is a 'hack' golfer

One of President Obama's favorite basketball players is totally ripping his golf game. Michael Jordan, who led Obama's Chicago Bulls to six world titles during the 1990s, described the president as a "hack" and "s----y" player on the golf course. "It'd ...   read full story

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