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Jordan's Quick Facts

Land Area 88,802 km2
Water Area 540 km2
Total Area 89,342 km2
Population 8,185,384
Population Density 91.62 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $86.19 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,100
Currency Dinar (JOD)
Largest Cities
  • Amman (2,148,293)
  • Zarqa (729,220)
  • Irbid (556,899)
  • Ar-Rusayfah (523,543)
  • Al-Quwaysimah (385,288)
  • Tila al-Ali (327,476)
  • Animal: Oryx
  • Bird: Sinai Rosefinch
  • Coat of Arms:

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  • Coat of Arms: Jordan's coat of arms consists of a black eagle (symbolizing power, might and loftiness) standing on top of a bronze shield supported by two flags of Jordan, spears, swords and bows and arrows. Below the shield are two branches of wheat, a palm branch, and the decorative order of al-Nahda.

    The phrase depicted on the right of the al-Nahda reads, "Abdullah II bin Al Hussein bin Aoun," (Aoun, the great grandfather of Al Sharif Al Hussein bin Ali); in the middle, "King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan," and to the left, "Who seeks support and guidance from God."
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  • Flower: Black iris
  • Motto: "Allah, Al-Watan, Al-Malek" ("God, Fatherland, The King")

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