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Jordan Geography

Jordan's Information

Flag of Jordan
Land Area 88,802 km2
Water Area 540 km2
Total Area 89,342km2 (#110)
Population 8,185,384 (#96)
Population Density 92.18/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $86.19 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,100
Currency Dinar (JOD)
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Jordan is generally a flat desert plateau, east and west, as the western edges of the Syrian and Ard As Sawwan deserts stretch across the land.

In the west, the Great Rift Valley (high hills and mountains) separates the East and West Banks of the Jordan River.

Significant bordering bodies of water include the Dead Sea, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Sea of Galilee.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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