Located in the continent of Asia, Jordan covers 88,802 square kilometers of land and 540 square kilometers of water, making it the 112th largest nation in the world with a total area of 89,342 square kilometers.
Jordan became an independent state in 1946, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Jordan is 6,508,887 (2012) and the nation has a density of 73 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD). As well, the people of Jordan are refered to as Jordanian.
The dialing code for the country is 962 and the top level internet domain for Jordanian sites is .jo.
To learn more, visit our detailed Jordan section.
|Density||73.3 / km2 ( 189.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||35,826,925,775 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||5,504 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||88,802 km2 (34,287 mi2)|
|Water Area||540 km2 (208 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, Syria|
What is the capital of Jordan?
Amman is the capital city of Jordan. It has a population of 1,275,857, and is located on a latitue of 31.96 and longitude of 35.95.
Amman is also the political center of Jordan, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Amman, the Capital Of Jordan
|Elevation||757 meters over sea level|
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