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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية
al-Mamlakah al-Urdunīyah al-Hāshimīyah
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: الله، الوطن، الملك (Arabic)
Allāh, al-Waṭan, al-Malik
"God, Country, The King"[1]
Anthem: السلام الملكي الأردني
as-Salām al-Malakī al-Urdunī
(English: The Royal Anthem of Jordan)
Location of  Jordan  (green)
Location of  Jordan  (green)
Capital
and largest city
Amman
31°57′N35°56′E / 31.950°N 35.933°E / 31.950; 35.933
Official languagesArabic[2]
Ethnic groups
DemonymJordanian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy[4]
 - MonarchAbdullah II
 - Prime MinisterAbdullah Ensour
LegislatureParliament
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseChamber of Deputies
Independence
 - League of Nations
mandate
ended

17 June 1946 [5] 
Area
 - Total89,342 km2 (112th)
35,637 sq mi
 - Water (%)0.8
Population
 - April 2015 estimate6,721,882[6] (107th)
 - July 2004 census5,611,202
 - Density74.5/km2 (132nd)
186.7/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 - Total$44.337 billion[7] (107th)
 - Per capita$6,475[7] (124th)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 - Total$37.897 billion[7] (92nd)
 - Per capita$5,534[7] (95th)
Gini (2010)35.4[8]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.745[9]
high ·77th
CurrencyJordanian dinar (JOD)
Time zoneUTC+2[10](UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+962
ISO 3166 codeJO
Internet TLD

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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