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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: Dallas Morning NewsMon, 29 Jun 2015 17:18:27 -0700
Sefko: Mavericks one of two favorites to land DeAndre Jordan, will inquire on ...

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) looks up during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in game seven of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. The Rockets defeated the Clippers 113-100 to win the series 4-3.   read full story

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Publisher: NBCSports.comMon, 29 Jun 2015 18:46:01 -0700
Report: Kobe Bryant called DeAndre Jordan to recruit him to Lakers read full story
Publisher: CBSSports.comTue, 30 Jun 2015 07:04:01 -0700
Report: Kobe Bryant is recruiting DeAndre Jordan to join the Lakers read full story
Publisher: Los Angeles TimesMon, 29 Jun 2015 17:49:42 -0700
Clippers are going Hollywood to retain DeAndre Jordan read full story
Publisher: SB NationMon, 29 Jun 2015 10:03:45 -0700
DeAndre Jordan to the Mavericks could be happening read full story
Publisher: Yahoo Sports (blog)Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:48:45 -0700
DeAndre Jordan is visiting four teams, including Knicks and Lakers read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comTue, 30 Jun 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Report: DeAndre Jordan wants four-year contract, bigger role within offense read full story


Publisher: New York TimesMon, 29 Jun 2015 18:07:30 -0700
Israel to Build Fence Along at Least Part of Jordan Frontier

On Monday, the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Israel would begin work on an 18.6-mile stretch of fence along its eastern border with Jordan ? a friendly neighbor, unlike Lebanon and Syria ? but in the view of Israeli ...   read full story

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Publisher: NBCNews.comTue, 30 Jun 2015 01:37:30 -0700
Israel OKs Extension of High-Tech Wall Along Jordan Border read full story
Publisher: UPI.comTue, 30 Jun 2015 04:51:46 -0700
Israel will build 19-mile fence with Jordan read full story
Publisher: ReutersMon, 29 Jun 2015 02:44:29 -0700
Israel approves extending fortified fence on its Jordan border read full story
Publisher: FRANCE 24Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:10:57 -0700
Israel to build fence on border with Jordan read full story
Publisher: Huffington PostMon, 29 Jun 2015 06:30:00 -0700
Israel To Build Fence Along Part Of Border With Jordan read full story


Publisher: Al Jazeera AmericaMon, 29 Jun 2015 14:32:34 -0700
Report: Jordan will set up buffer zone inside Syria

Jordan may be preparing to establish a humanitarian ?buffer zone? in southern Syria using military force, a move that could bolster security along the Jordanian border and stem the flow of Syrian refugees but that would also mark the most significant ...   read full story

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Publisher: Business InsiderMon, 29 Jun 2015 09:52:30 -0700
Jordan is mulling a significant military intervention in southern Syria read full story
Publisher: DEBKA fileTue, 30 Jun 2015 00:07:30 -0700
Turkey and Jordan said preparing buffer zones inside Syria. Israeli air ... read full story
Publisher: Financial TimesMon, 29 Jun 2015 07:48:45 -0700
Jordan to set up buffer zone in southern Syria read full story
Publisher: Arutz ShevaTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:30:44 -0700
Nervous of ISIS Invasion, Jordan Planning Buffer Zone in Syria read full story
Publisher: Al-BawabaMon, 29 Jun 2015 12:06:52 -0700
Jordan reportedly weighs Syrian buffer zone read full story


Publisher: NewsdayTue, 30 Jun 2015 02:43:49 -0700
18-year-old dead after gunshot to neck, 2 others injured, NYPD says

The NYPD is investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured two others. It happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Polo Ground Houses in Manhattan. Police say they found Jordan Barber unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound ...   read full story

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Publisher: New York Daily NewsTue, 30 Jun 2015 05:58:53 -0700
3 men shot, 1 dies after gunman opens fire at Harlem housing project read full story

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From @orphan1111 on Tue Jun 30 15:39:53 EDT 2015 RT @LindaSuhler: Turkey and Jordan Separately Plan Invasions of Syria #RadicalIslam #WakeUpAmerica http://t.co/zTtyoKbnQV #tcot http://t.co?
From @FadeOnSightBruh on Tue Jun 30 15:39:53 EDT 2015 RT @BillPlaschke: Without Aldridge, Lakers still rebuilding, not reloading...Without Jordan, Clippers window on championship run with CP3 s?
From @Negrete_Jordan on Tue Jun 30 15:39:52 EDT 2015 Last year when I went to red white and boom my ass almost got into a fist fight with a drunk 40 year old
From @IAMDatGuy14 on Tue Jun 30 15:39:52 EDT 2015 RT @Nightwing2303: On-Feet Look at the Air Jordan 11 Retro ?72-10? - http://t.co/6LW7uAXpT5 http://t.co/HM8UtnYrXo
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From @pat_____roberts on Tue Jun 30 15:39:50 EDT 2015 RT @SportsCenter: Scottie Pippen says LeBron James should be compared to him, not Michael Jordan. (via Northeast Ohio Media Group) http://t?
From @RPheby on Tue Jun 30 15:39:49 EDT 2015 @MacToolsUK Brands hatch, Andrew Jordan, Sierra RS500
From @sbedylan on Tue Jun 30 15:39:49 EDT 2015 Retired MJ Abuses Trash-Talking Bulls Player in 1999 (via http://t.co/GHsYFnybLD) lq,bl http://t.co/mDUwTQXREs
From @ringsl01 on Tue Jun 30 15:39:49 EDT 2015 @jordanabzug yes we are Jordan
From @_FunkBlaster on Tue Jun 30 15:39:46 EDT 2015 RT @DJKyleHughes: Jordan Belfort
From @Manonlh20 on Tue Jun 30 15:39:46 EDT 2015 les bandes de cire n'ont pas résisté aux poils de Jordan..
From @MTQ__ on Tue Jun 30 15:39:46 EDT 2015 Scottie Pippen thinks he's the 1st coming of LeBron... So if Kobe is the 2nd coming of Jordan, imagine him and LeBron together.... Yea ight.
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From @elCapi_tan on Tue Jun 30 15:39:45 EDT 2015 Ain't got nan offensive move tho - DeAndre Jordan seeking bigger role in offense -- sources - http://t.co/VL3k4W4VPw