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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)

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Publisher: WLS-TVFri, 29 May 2015 10:53:12 -0700
NBA LEGENDS: LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan by the numbers

Michael won 6 championships in 15 seasons - a 40 percent championship-season rate. However, as of this year, LeBron is about to step into his sixth finals series - his fifth in a row - while Jordan went to six in his whole career - and won every one of ...   read full story

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Publisher: CBSSports.comThu, 28 May 2015 10:26:06 -0700
Bill Laimbeer says LeBron 'can do more' than Jordan read full story
Publisher: Yahoo Sports (blog)Fri, 29 May 2015 10:13:18 -0700
Bill Laimbeer: 'There's no question I would take LeBron James' over Michael ... read full story
Publisher: Detroit Free PressThu, 28 May 2015 08:46:16 -0700
Laimbeer: LeBron 'can do more' than Jordan read full story
Publisher: Chattanooga Times Free PressThu, 28 May 2015 21:52:30 -0700
Greeson: LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan ? who do you take? read full story
Publisher: Chicago Tribune (blog)Thu, 28 May 2015 09:32:24 -0700
Bill Laimbeer: LeBron James better than Michael Jordan read full story
Publisher: Washington Post (blog)Thu, 28 May 2015 16:26:15 -0700
Bill Laimbeer: 'There's no question that I would take LeBron James' over ... read full story


Publisher: Washington PostFri, 29 May 2015 02:18:26 -0700
The millionaire mom who poisoned her autistic son and called it a mercy killing

Gigi Jordan never denied that she wanted to kill her 8-year-old son when she fed him a toxic cocktail of pills five years ago. The question was why. Jordan, a 54-year-old Manhattan socialite and self-made multimillionaire, said it was a ?mercy killing.   read full story

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Publisher: New York TimesThu, 28 May 2015 17:33:45 -0700
Gigi Jordan Receives 18-Year Sentence for Killing Her Son read full story
Publisher: People MagazineThu, 28 May 2015 17:15:36 -0700
Former Pharmaceutical Exec Gigi Jordan Sentenced to 18 Years for Killing 8 ... read full story
Publisher: CBS NewsThu, 28 May 2015 13:37:30 -0700
NY socialite Gigi Jordan gets 15 years for killing autistic 8-year-old son read full story
Publisher: CBS LocalThu, 28 May 2015 07:50:13 -0700
Gigi Jordan Sentenced To 18 Years For Killing 8-Year-Old Autistic Son read full story
Publisher: The GuardianThu, 28 May 2015 18:30:00 -0700
New York socialite Gigi Jordan gets 18-year sentence for poisoning autistic son read full story
Publisher: New York Daily NewsThu, 28 May 2015 13:22:08 -0700
Gigi Jordan, multi-millionaire mom who forced fatal overdose on 8-year-old son ... read full story


Publisher: Dallas Morning NewsFri, 29 May 2015 15:41:15 -0700
Jordan Spieth rallies in his final nine Friday to contended in AT&T Byron Nelson

IRVING -- Jordan Spieth had trouble staying patient with so many low numbers on the leaderboard. He made the turn at even. But on his back nine (Nos. 1-9), Spieth finally caught a spark. He made four birdies, including the final three holes to get in ...   read full story

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Publisher: SD Bolt ReportFri, 29 May 2015 07:40:27 -0700
'Entourage' Has Nothing on Jordan Spieth read full story
Publisher: GolfDigest.com (blog)Wed, 27 May 2015 07:44:13 -0700
Fantasy: Spieth could make odd history in Texas read full story
Publisher: KERA NewsThu, 28 May 2015 16:48:45 -0700
Home Cooking For Dallas' Jordan Spieth At The Byron Nelson read full story
Publisher: Fort Worth Star TelegramThu, 28 May 2015 18:30:36 -0700
Jordan Spieth off to slow start at Nelson; other North Texans shine read full story
Publisher: The Oakland PressThu, 28 May 2015 18:07:30 -0700
Steven Bowditch shoots 62, leaving Jordan Spieth 7 shots back at Byron Nelson read full story


Publisher: NBCSports.comThu, 28 May 2015 10:30:20 -0700
Mavericks considering signing-and-trading Tyson Chandler for DeAndre Jordan

Why Jordan agrees: He'd get the same money as if he signed with the Mavericks directly. But this way, Jordan helps the Mavericks avoid clearing enough cap space to sign him, which makes it a little easier for them to build a strong supporting cast.   read full story

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Publisher: Los Angeles TimesThu, 28 May 2015 12:52:30 -0700
Doc Rivers says DeAndre Jordan is 'a joy to be around' read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comFri, 29 May 2015 11:11:15 -0700
Doc Rivers: Paul, Jordan 'know they need each other' read full story
Publisher: RealGM.comThu, 28 May 2015 23:29:11 -0700
Doc Rivers: Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin Understand They Need ... read full story
Publisher: ClipperholicsWed, 27 May 2015 14:11:15 -0700
A DeAndre Jordan-Tyson Chandler swap? It could happen read full story
Publisher: ESPNFri, 29 May 2015 08:33:45 -0700
Giving DeAndre Jordan max salary could sink Clippers read full story
Publisher: FanSidedWed, 27 May 2015 12:41:15 -0700
NBA Rumors: Mavericks working on sign-and-trade for DeAndre Jordan? read full story

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