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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: EaterThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700
Tips For Dining at MJ's Special Booth at Michael Jordan's Steakhouse

Don't order try to order the McJordan Special. McDonald's created the McJordan Special in 1993, making Jordan the first athlete to have a McDonald's sandwich named after him. The sandwich was essentially a Quarter Pounder with special barbecue sauce, ...   read full story


Publisher: Aljazeera.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 11:04:45 -0700
Syrian rebels take key checkpoint near Jordan

Syrian rebels have taken control over a key government checkpoint near a border crossing with Jordan after a longstanding battle with the army. Rebels told Al Jazeera that the seizure of the Umm al-Mayathen checkpoint in Deraa province was significant ...   read full story


Publisher: ReutersWed, 22 Oct 2014 05:47:04 -0700
Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan

"The concern is that if a change in the regime in Jordan takes place, then we have the longest border to Israel with Jordan and we may lose one of the two pillars of our Middle East strategy, which is peace with Jordan and Egypt," said Amos Yadlin ...   read full story

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Publisher: Reuters AfricaWed, 22 Oct 2014 05:22:30 -0700
INSIGHT-Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan read full story


Publisher: Palm Beach Post (blog)Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:06:08 -0700
Dion Jordan expected to play Sunday

While Jordan's short career has been a disappointment so far, his presence on the practice field is noticeable. At 6-7 he's tied with reserve offensive lineman Nate Garner as the tallest player on the team. He's two inches taller than Jared Odrick, the ...   read full story

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Publisher: ESPNTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:17:34 -0700
Dolphins Jordan: 'Blessed To Be Back From Ban read full story
Publisher: NBCSports.comTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:28:40 -0700
Joe Philbin ?excited? about Dion Jordan's return read full story
Publisher: Sun SentinelTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:18:38 -0700
Has Dion Jordan grown up in six suspended weeks? read full story
Publisher: USA TODAYTue, 21 Oct 2014 15:26:00 -0700
Jordan rejoins Dolphins after sitting out 6 games read full story
Publisher: oregon.247sports.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 09:41:15 -0700
Report: Dion Jordan Expected To Play Sunday read full story
Publisher: NFL.comTue, 21 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Dion Jordan returns to Dolphins after suspension read full story

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