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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: ESPNThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:49:12 -0800
Game-worn MJ shoes sell for $33K

Jordan wore Converse throughout his days at North Carolina because, at the time, the company was paying UNC coach Dean Smith about $10,000 a year to have his players wear its shoes. Converse made a pitch to Jordan when he turned pro after the 1984 ...   read full story

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Publisher: USA TODAYThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:52:16 -0800
Game-worn Michael Jordan UNC Converse sneakers sell for $33000 read full story
Publisher: DNAinfoThu, 18 Dec 2014 13:07:24 -0800
Michael Jordan Shoes From College Fetch $33387 read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:20:21 -0800
Converse Shoes Worn by Michael Jordan at UNC Fetch $33000 at Auction read full story
Publisher: CBSSports.comThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:30:35 -0800
Pair of Converse Michael-Jordan-worn shoes auctions for $33k read full story
Publisher: WNCNThu, 18 Dec 2014 13:56:15 -0800
Michael Jordan's UNC shoes sell for $33000 read full story


Publisher: ForbesThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:38:40 -0800
The Business Of Michael Jordan Is Thriving On Ebay

Annual sales of Jordan products on eBay EBAY +1.99% were $175 million over the past 12-months fueled by Nike's Air Jordan line. LeBron James is the second best-selling athlete on the online auction site with $42 million worth of goods sold, followed by ...   read full story


Publisher: Toledo BladeWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:03:45 -0800
Crowd for Air Jordan raffle turns unruly

About 200 people gathered outside the mall before 4 a.m. vying for a chance to buy the new Nike Air Jordan Retro ?Legend Blue? shoe. As the crowd grew, mall security called for Toledo police back-up at 3:50 a.m. and on-scene officers established a ...   read full story

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Publisher: 10TVWed, 17 Dec 2014 06:47:58 -0800
Toledo Police Use Pepper Spray On Crowd Waiting For Air Jordan Release ... read full story
Publisher: 13abc Action NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 04:07:50 -0800
Police pepper spray crowd at Franklin Park Mall read full story


Publisher: NBCSports.comThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:51:29 -0800
Carmelo Anthony introduces his latest signature shoe, the Jordan Melo M11

NEW YORK ? Carmelo Anthony was Jordan Brand's first signature athlete, and as he appeared at the Terminal 23 space in Midtown Manhattan this week to introduce the 11th incarnation of his personal sneaker, it was a time for reflecting on a journey which ...   read full story

Jordan Tweets

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From @lkbrook17 on Thu Dec 18 22:11:02 EST 2014 RT @BasedChasen: Michael Jordan learned from the best http://t.co/ZGirtWCclg
From @srwx0x0 on Thu Dec 18 22:11:01 EST 2014 Jordan said lets go bowling. I asked for alcohol and he yells at me. How does one bowl sober? No
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From @Dwallace_20 on Thu Dec 18 22:10:59 EST 2014 RT @BasedChasen: Michael Jordan learned from the best http://t.co/ZGirtWCclg
From @PreciousK__ on Thu Dec 18 22:10:59 EST 2014 Ever year we get out of school for break niggas on the way to camp for Jordan's not me this year
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From @aleexisjooy12 on Thu Dec 18 22:10:58 EST 2014 @Zapp_Jordan WAIT I NEVER GOT TO DRIVE IT?
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