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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: ESPNSat, 13 Feb 2016 08:04:21 -0800
Michael Jordan gifts full set of Air Jordans to Kobe Bryant

"The Jordan Brand is about more than basketball, it's about leaving a legacy and honoring those who have left a legacy," Jordan Brand president Larry Miller said. "Tonight the brand was able to honor one of the game's great players and the legacy he ...   read full story

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Publisher: CBSSports.comSat, 13 Feb 2016 08:09:13 -0800
LOOK: Jordan Brand gave Kobe an incredible retirement gift read full story
Publisher: UPROXXSat, 13 Feb 2016 08:41:15 -0800
Michael Jordan Gifted Kobe Bryant With A Complete Set Of Air Jordan's read full story
Publisher: Lakers.comSat, 13 Feb 2016 01:21:57 -0800
Jordan Brand Gifts Kobe Full Set of Air Jordans read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportSat, 13 Feb 2016 07:13:56 -0800
Jordan Brand Gives Kobe Bryant Air Jordan Collection as Retirement Gift read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comSat, 13 Feb 2016 09:19:47 -0800
Jordan's gift to Kobe for last All-Star Game: A wall of custom shoes read full story
Publisher: BallerStatus.comSat, 13 Feb 2016 07:45:00 -0800
Kobe Bryant x Air Jordan Collection Selling in Charity Auction read full story


Publisher: ESPNFri, 12 Feb 2016 08:30:00 -0800
Impact of Jordan Brand reaches far beyond basketball

Here's what they say: It's just shoes, right? Sneakers. They serve a single purpose. They don't make a difference on the court. It really ain't the shoes. All true. All missing the point. In the winter of 1985, something more than Michael Jordan was ...   read full story

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Publisher: ComplexSat, 13 Feb 2016 07:56:15 -0800
Air Jordan IV Retro "White Cement" Release Reactions read full story
Publisher: KicksOnFire.comFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:18:45 -0800
Release Reminder: Air Jordan 4 OG 89 White Cement read full story
Publisher: The BoomBoxFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:11:43 -0800
Sneaker of The Week: Air Jordan 4 White Cement read full story
Publisher: Sneaker NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 13:10:24 -0800
The Shoe Everyone Thought Was The Air Jordan XXX Is Actually The Next Trunner read full story
Publisher: WTOPFri, 12 Feb 2016 07:56:15 -0800
Air Jordan commemorates 30th anniversary with Air Jordan XXX read full story


Publisher: The SourceSat, 13 Feb 2016 08:18:45 -0800
Brooklyn Teen Loses Arm In Air Jordan Robbery Gone Wrong

The teen allegedly stole the Jordan Retro 8 sneakers and then walked away. Sam managed to make it only about 100 yards when the 39-year-old driver made a U-turn, stepped on the gas, hitting the teen and pinning him against an adjacent fence, causing ...   read full story

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Publisher: Zap2ItFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:45:58 -0800
Would-be Air Jordan thief loses an arm, attempts to escape on a bus read full story


Publisher: BizPac ReviewSat, 13 Feb 2016 09:03:45 -0800
Teen thief gets arm ripped completely off trying to steal Air Jordan sneakers

The man, Philippe Pierre, 39, agreed to meet 17-year-old Zachary Sam to sell him a pair of Air Jordan 8 Retro sneakers for $490 but Sam had other ideas. At the scheduled meeting place in New York, Sam got into Pierre's SUV, pulled out a gun, a snatched ...   read full story

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Publisher: New York Daily NewsFri, 12 Feb 2016 10:57:27 -0800
Thief tries to stick up Brooklyn driver in Air Jordan sale scam, but victim ... read full story
Publisher: Daily MailFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:13:15 -0800
New York teen has his ARM ripped off while trying to steal Air Jordan sneakers read full story

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From @Ty_Elmore5 on Sat Feb 13 14:18:14 EST 2016 RT @Jumpman23: Lasting legacy. A gift from The Boss to @KobeBryant before his last All-Star Game: https://t.co/uKIfOQDxFd. https://t.co/zV?
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