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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: SI.comSat, 24 Jan 2015 16:22:30 -0800
Photographer sues Nike over use of famous Michael Jordan logo

Jacobus Rentmeester is accusing Nike of violating the copyright on a 1984 image he took of Jordan by using it to market its famous "Jumpman" logo. In the image, Jordan is wearing his Olympic warm-ups in 1984 as he soars toward the hoop for a dunk.   read full story

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Publisher: NBCSports.comFri, 23 Jan 2015 17:15:27 -0800
Photographer sues Nike over use of iconic Michael Jordan dunk image read full story
Publisher: WDAZFri, 23 Jan 2015 19:33:45 -0800
Nike sued over Michael Jordan logo read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comFri, 23 Jan 2015 21:03:16 -0800
Nike reportedly sued over use of Jordan 'Jumpman' logo read full story
Publisher: PetaPixel (blog)Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:40:03 -0800
Photographer Suing Nike for Ripping Off His Photo for Its Iconic Jordan ... read full story


Publisher: The EconomistThu, 22 Jan 2015 07:26:57 -0800
Islamists in Jordan

AS ALWAYS with King Abdullah of Jordan, politics is a bit of a gamble. As part of his war on Islamist extremism he wants to foster a version of the religion that is more submissive to the region's regimes. In partnership with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a ...   read full story


Publisher: CNNSat, 24 Jan 2015 16:30:25 -0800
Who is Sajida al-Rishawi? And why does ISIS care about her?

"My husband detonated his bomb, and I tried to detonate mine but failed," al-Rishawi said on Jordanian television, showing no emotion. "People fled running, and I left running with them." In 2006, al-Rishawi was sentenced to death, but that same year ...   read full story

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Publisher: The IndependentSat, 24 Jan 2015 09:37:30 -0800
Who is Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi, the female suicide bomber at the ... read full story


Publisher: Los Angeles TimesSat, 24 Jan 2015 18:27:51 -0800
Jordan Clarkson revels in first start with Lakers

Jordan earned his first NBA start 44 games into his rookie season and delivered solid results ? 11 points and four assists with only one turnover in 29 minutes ? against one of the league's top point guards, San Antonio's Tony Parker. It meant just ...   read full story

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