Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية (Arabic)
Al-Mamlakah Al-Urdunnīyah Al-Hāshimīyah
Coat of arms of Jordan
Coat of arms
Motto: "God, Country, King"
الله، الوطن ، الملك"
"Allah, Al-Waṭan, Al-Malik"[1]
Anthem: The Royal Anthem of Jordan
السلام الملكي الأردني
Al-Salam Al-Malaki Al-Urdunni

Location of Jordan
Location of Jordan
Capital
and largest city
Amman
31°57′N 35°56′E / 31°57′N 35°56′E / 31.950; 35.933
Official languagesArabic
Ethnic groups
Religion
DemonymJordanian
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Abdullah II
• Prime Minister
Omar Razzaz
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence from the United Kingdom mandate
• Emirate
11 April 1921
• Independence
25 May 1946
• Constitution
11 January 1952
Area
• Total
89,341 km2 (34,495 sq mi) (110th)
• Water (%)
0.6
Population
• 2017 estimate
10,011,820[2] (90th)
• 2015 census
9,531,712
• Density
107/km2 (277.1/sq mi) (100th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$86.193 billion[3] (87th)
• Per capita
$11,124[3] (86th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$39.453 billion[3] (92nd)
• Per capita
$5,092[3] (95th)
Gini (2011)35.4[4]
medium
HDI (2014)Steady 0.748[5]
high · 80th
CurrencyJordanian dinar (JOD)
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+962
ISO 3166 codeJO
Internet TLD.jo
jordan.gov.jo
A map of Jordan

Jordan is a country in the Middle East. Its official name is The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Geography

Jordan has borders with the countries of Saudi Arabia, Israel, Syria and Iraq. It also has a very short coast on the Red Sea, and a longer coast along the Dead Sea.

Most of Jordan is desert and the country is very dry. The northwest of Jordan is its highest part, and its lowest part is the Dead Sea. This is the lowest place on the Earth that is open to the sky.

The capital of Jordan is Amman.

Other Languages
Acèh: Urdun
Адыгэбзэ: Йордан
адыгабзэ: Иордание
Afrikaans: Jordanië
Alemannisch: Jordanien
አማርኛ: ዮርዳኖስ
العربية: الأردن
aragonés: Chordania
ܐܪܡܝܐ: ܝܘܪܕܢܢ
arpetan: J·ordanie
অসমীয়া: জৰ্ডান
asturianu: Xordania
Avañe'ẽ: Horytáña
azərbaycanca: İordaniya
تۆرکجه: اوردون
bamanankan: Ordon
বাংলা: জর্দান
Bahasa Banjar: Yordania
Bân-lâm-gú: Iok-tàn
башҡортса: Иордания
беларуская: Іарданія
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Ярданія
भोजपुरी: जॉर्डन
Bikol Central: Yordanya
български: Йордания
Boarisch: Jordanien
བོད་ཡིག: རྗོར་ཌན།
bosanski: Jordan
brezhoneg: Jordania
буряад: Иордани
català: Jordània
Чӑвашла: Иордани
Cebuano: Hordanya
čeština: Jordánsko
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Jordania
chiShona: Jordan
chiTumbuka: Jordan
dansk: Jordan
davvisámegiella: Jordánia
Deutsch: Jordanien
ދިވެހިބަސް: އުރުދުން
dolnoserbski: Jordaniska
डोटेली: जोर्डन
eesti: Jordaania
Ελληνικά: Ιορδανία
English: Jordan
español: Jordania
Esperanto: Jordanio
estremeñu: Jordania
euskara: Jordania
فارسی: اردن
Fiji Hindi: Jordan
føroyskt: Jordan
français: Jordanie
Frysk: Jordaanje
Gaeilge: An Iordáin
Gaelg: Yn Jordaan
Gagauz: İordaniya
galego: Xordania
Gĩkũyũ: Jordan
ગુજરાતી: જૉર્ડન
गोंयची कोंकणी / Gõychi Konknni: जॉर्डन
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Yok-tan
한국어: 요르단
Hausa: Jordan
Hawaiʻi: Ioredāne
հայերեն: Հորդանան
हिन्दी: जॉर्डन
hornjoserbsce: Jordaniska
hrvatski: Jordan
Ilokano: Hordania
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: জর্ডান
Bahasa Indonesia: Yordania
interlingua: Jordania
Interlingue: Jordania
Ирон: Иордани
íslenska: Jórdanía
italiano: Giordania
עברית: ירדן
Basa Jawa: Yordania
Kabɩyɛ: Zɔɔrdaanii
kalaallisut: Jordan
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಜೋರ್ಡಾನ್
Kapampangan: Hordanya
къарачай-малкъар: Иордания
ქართული: იორდანია
kaszëbsczi: Jordaniô
қазақша: Иордания
kernowek: Jordan
Kinyarwanda: Yorudani
Kiswahili: Yordani
Kongo: Jordan
Kreyòl ayisyen: Jòdani
kurdî: Urdun
Кыргызча: Иордания
لۊری شومالی: اوردون
Latina: Iordania
latviešu: Jordānija
Lëtzebuergesch: Jordanien
лезги: Иордания
lietuvių: Jordanija
Ligure: Giordannia
Limburgs: Jordanië
lingála: Zordaní
Lingua Franca Nova: Urdun
Livvinkarjala: Jordanii
la .lojban.: jorgu'e
lumbaart: Giurdania
magyar: Jordánia
मैथिली: जोर्डन
македонски: Јордан
Malagasy: Jordania
മലയാളം: ജോർദാൻ
Malti: Ġordan
मराठी: जॉर्डन
მარგალური: იორდანია
مصرى: الاردن
مازِرونی: اوردون
Bahasa Melayu: Jordan
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Iók-dáng
мокшень: Иордание
монгол: Йордан
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ဂျော်ဒန်နိုင်ငံ
Nāhuatl: Iordania
Dorerin Naoero: Djordan
Nederlands: Jordanië
नेपाली: जोर्डन
नेपाल भाषा: जोर्दन
日本語: ヨルダン
Napulitano: Giurdania
нохчийн: Урдан
Nordfriisk: Jordaanien
Norfuk / Pitkern: Jordan
norsk: Jordan
norsk nynorsk: Jordan
Novial: Jordan
occitan: Jordania
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ଜୋର୍ଡାନ
Oromoo: Joordaan
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Iordaniya
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਜਾਰਡਨ
पालि: जार्डन
پنجابی: اردن
Papiamentu: Jordan
پښتو: اردن
Patois: Jaadn
ភាសាខ្មែរ: ហ្សកដង់
Picard: Jordanie
Piemontèis: Giordania
Tok Pisin: Jordan
Plattdüütsch: Jordanien
polski: Jordania
português: Jordânia
Qaraqalpaqsha: İordaniya
qırımtatarca: Urdun
română: Iordania
Runa Simi: Hurdanya
русиньскый: Йорданьско
русский: Иордания
саха тыла: Иордания
ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ: ᱡᱚᱨᱰᱟᱱ
संस्कृतम्: जार्डन
Scots: Jordan
Seeltersk: Jordanien
shqip: Jordania
sicilianu: Giurdania
සිංහල: ජෝර්දානය
سنڌي: اردن
SiSwati: IJoridane
slovenčina: Jordánsko
slovenščina: Jordanija
ślůnski: Jordańijo
Soomaaliga: Urdun
کوردی: ئوردن
Sranantongo: Jordanikondre
српски / srpski: Јордан
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Jordan
Basa Sunda: Yordania
suomi: Jordania
svenska: Jordanien
Tagalog: Hordan
தமிழ்: ஜோர்தான்
Taqbaylit: Urdun
татарча/tatarça: Үрдүн
తెలుగు: జోర్డాన్
tetun: Jordánia
Türkçe: Ürdün
Türkmençe: Iordaniýa
удмурт: Иордания
ᨅᨔ ᨕᨘᨁᨗ: Yordania
українська: Йорданія
اردو: اردن
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ئىئوردانىيە
Vahcuengh: Jordan
vèneto: Zordania
vepsän kel’: Jordanii
Tiếng Việt: Jordan
Volapük: Yordän
Võro: Jordaania
文言: 約旦
Winaray: Hordanya
Wolof: Jordaani
吴语: 约旦
ייִדיש: יארדאניע
Yorùbá: Jọ́rdánì
粵語: 約旦
Zazaki: Urdun
Zeêuws: Jordaonië
žemaitėška: Juordanėjė
中文: 约旦