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

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Map of Jordan showing influential governorate centers
Map of Jordan showing influential governorate centers
Capital
and largest city
Amman
31°57′N35°56′E / 31.950°N 35.933°E / 31.950; 35.933
Official languagesArabic
Ethnic groups
DemonymJordanian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• King
Abdullah II
Hani Al-Mulki
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence from Britain
11 April 1921
25 May 1946
Area
• Total
89,341 km2 (34,495 sq mi) (112th)
Population
• June 2017 estimate
9,915,942[2]
• November 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
CurrencyDinar (JOD)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+962
ISO 3166 codeJO
Internet TLD.jo
.الاردن

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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