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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"[citation needed]
Anthem: السلام الملكي الأردني
as-Salām al-Malakī al-Urdunī
Long Live the King
Location and extent of Jordan (red) in Asia.
Location and extent of Jordan (red) in Asia.
Capital
and largest city
Amman
31°57′N35°56′E / 31.950°N 35.933°E / 31.950; 35.933
Official languagesArabic[1]
Ethnic groups
DemonymJordanian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy[2]
 - KingAbdullah II
 - Prime MinisterAbdullah Ensour
LegislatureParliament
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseChamber of Deputies
Independence
 - League of Nations mandate ended
25 May 1946 
Area
 - Total89,342 km2 (112th)
35,637 sq mi
 - Water (%)0.8
Population
 - July 2012 estimate6,508,887[3] (106th)
 - July 2004 census5,611,202
 - Density68.4/km2 (133rd)
182.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
 - Total$39.29 billion (2012 est.)[4] (98th)
 - Per capita$6,100 (2012 est.)[4] (108th)
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
 - Total$29.233 billion[5] (90th)
 - Per capita$4,674[5] (96th)
Gini (2010)35.4[6]
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.700[7]
medium ·100th
CurrencyJordanian dinar (JOD)
Time zoneUTC+3[8](UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+962
ISO 3166 codeJO
Internet TLD
a.Adyghe and Kabardey.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012


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