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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية (Arabic)
Al-Mamlakah al-’Urdunniyyah Al-Hāshimiyyah
Motto: "God, Country, King"[1]
"الله، الوطن، الملك"
Al-Lāh, Al-Waṭan, Al-Malik
Anthem: The Royal Anthem of Jordan
السلام الملكي الأردني
As-Salām Al-Malakī Al-ʾUrdunī

Location of Jordan
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
Religion
Demonym(s)Jordanian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Abdullah II
Bisher Khasawneh
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence 
• Emirate
11 April 1921
25 May 1946
11 January 1952
Area
• Total
89,342 km2 (34,495 sq mi) (110th)
• Water (%)
0.6
Population
• 2020 estimate
10,658,123[3] (87th)
• 2015 census
9,531,712[4]
• Density
114/km2 (295.3/sq mi) (70th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$93.159 billion[5] (87th)
• Per capita
$9,406[5] (86th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$41.869 billion[5] (92nd)
• Per capita
$4,228[5] (95th)
Gini (2011)35.4[6]
medium · 79th
HDI (2018)Decrease 0.723[7]
high · 102nd
CurrencyJordanian dinar (JOD)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+962
ISO 3166 codeJO
Internet TLD.jo
.الاردن

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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