Country: Jordan

Population: 6,472,000
Capital: Amman
Currency: Jordanian Dinar (JOD )
Top level domain: .jo
Int. Phone access: 962
ISO2 code: JO
ISO3 code: JOR
IOC code: JOR


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Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes

Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2% (several small Shia Muslim and Druze populations) (2001 est.)

United Nations member since: 1955-12-14

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 8 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0
Olympic Winter Games: 0 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Al Balqa`, Ma, Al Karak, Al Mafraq, Amman Governorate, At Tafilah, Az Zarqa, Irbid, Amman,

Major Cities

Amman, al-Zarqa, Irbid, al-Rusayfa, Wadi al-Sir,