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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: CBS LocalThu, 27 Nov 2014 05:48:41 -0800
Fred Jordan Mission Serves Nearly 3K For Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) ? The Fred Jordan Mission Thursday fed more than 2,500 people for Thanksgiving. The mission celebrated its 70th year by cooking more than a ton of giant turkey legs, 500 pounds of mashed potatoes, 80 gallons of gravy, ...   read full story

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Publisher: PR Newswire (press release)Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:52:30 -0800
Cooking & Preparing Fred Jordan Mission's 71st Annual Traditional ... read full story


Publisher: SportingNews.comWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:33:44 -0800
The night the expansion Grizzlies (almost) took down Michael Jordan's 72-win ...

This week back in 1995, the Vancouver Grizzlies played perhaps the most memorable game of the franchise's debut season: Their only home game of the year against Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. At the time, the Grizzlies were in the midst of a ...   read full story


Publisher: Aljazeera.comWed, 26 Nov 2014 04:22:30 -0800
Jordan, Israel in row over Jerusalem

Amman, Jordan - Diplomatic tensions are rising between Jordan and Israel, as Jordan this week summoned Daniel Nevo, Israel's ambassador to Jordan, for his "disparaging remarks" about the country's parliament. The summoning came after Nevo reportedly ...   read full story

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Publisher: Al-BawabaWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:03:45 -0800
Jordan summons Israel envoy over out-of-line remarks read full story
Publisher: www.worldbulletin.netTue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:00 -0800
Jordan summons Israel envoy over 'abuses' remarks -UPDATED read full story
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 13:55:56 -0800
Israel protests Jordan's condolences to terrorists' families read full story
Publisher: American Thinker (blog)Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:19:07 -0800
WaPo Presses Propaganda Button on Temple Mount read full story


Publisher: Bleacher ReportThu, 27 Nov 2014 15:12:54 -0800
Mark Sanchez, Jeremy Maclin, Jordan Matthews' Post-Week 13 Fantasy Reaction

Even in the three-plus games since Mark Sanchez took over the reins of the Philadelphia Eagles' offense, Jeremy Maclin has remained the team's most targeted receiver. Sanchez and Maclin hooked up often in Thursday's 33-10 Thanksgiving win over the ...   read full story

Jordan Tweets

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From @Anthony_TheGod on Fri Nov 28 11:43:17 EST 2014 RT @FinishLine: We have sizes 9.5, 10.5, 11 & 14 available of the Jordan 6 "Infrared" http://t.co/wLXaJDtCwp
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From @WhatsASeth on Fri Nov 28 11:43:15 EST 2014 @jordaanstorme tell her i said hi and that jordan needs to leave rn its an emergency
From @rivephil on Fri Nov 28 11:43:15 EST 2014 Priorities those Jordan's will pay the bills though.
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From @_brockovich on Fri Nov 28 11:43:13 EST 2014 Dead in here because of Jordan. Lmao.
From @Lakerslalakers on Fri Nov 28 11:43:12 EST 2014 RT @FinishLine: We have sizes 9.5, 10.5, 11 & 14 available of the Jordan 6 "Infrared" http://t.co/wLXaJDtCwp
From @3pointlayup_ on Fri Nov 28 11:43:12 EST 2014 RT @FinishLine: Sizes 10.5 and 11 remain for the "Infrared" Jordan 6 http://t.co/wLXaJDtCwp