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Did you know about Jordan?Jordan is a small country in the heart of the Middle East. It has few natural resources, and its significance results partly from its strategic location. The desert kingdom emerged out of the post World War I division of the Middle East by Britain and France. Unlike many of the states in the region, Jordan has no oil of its own. Its resources are limited to phosphates and agricultural produce. The economy depends largely on services, tourism, and foreign aid.
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|Administrative divisions:||12 governorates (muhafazat , singular - muhafazah); Ajlun , Al 'Aqabah , Al Balqa' , Al Karak , Al Mafraq , 'Amman , At Tafilah , Az Zarqa' , Irbid , Jarash , Ma'an , Madaba|
|Area:||total: 92 ,300 sq km land: 91 ,971 sq km water: 329 sq km|
|Background:||Following World War I and the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire , the UK received a mandate to govern much of the Middle East. Britain separated out a semi-autonomous region of Transjordan from Palestine in the early 1920s , and the area gained its independence in 1946; it adopted the name of Jordan in 1950. The country's long-time ruler was King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic leader , he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US , USSR , and UK) , various Arab states , Israel , and a large internal Palestinian population , despite several wars and coup attempts. In 1989 he reinstituted parliamentary elections and gradual political liberalization; in 1994 he signed a peace treaty with Israel. King ABDALLAH II , the son of King HUSSEIN , assumed the throne following his father's death in February 1999. Since then , he has consolidated his power and undertaken an aggressive economic reform program. Jordan acceded to the World Trade Organization in 2000 , and began to participate in the European Free Trade Association in 2001. Municipal elections were held in July 2007 under a system in which 20% of seats in all municipal councils were reserved by quota for women. Parliamentary elections were held in November 2007 and saw independent pro-government candidates win the vast majority of seats. In November 2007 , King Abdallah instructed his new prime minister to focus on socioeconomic reform , developing a healthcare and housing network for civilians and military personnel , and improving the educational system.|
|Flag description:||three equal horizontal bands of black (top) , representing the Abbassid Caliphate , white , representing the Ummayyad Caliphate , and green , representing the Fatimid Caliphate; a red isosceles triangle on the hoist side , representing the Great Arab Revolt of 1916 , and bearing a small white seven-pointed star symbolizing the seven verses of the opening Sura (Al-Fatiha) of the Holy Koran; the seven points on the star represent faith in One God , humanity , national spirit , humility , social justice , virtue , and aspirations; design is based on the Arab Revolt flag of World War I|
|Capital:||name: Amman geographic coordinates: 31 57 N , 35 56 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Thursday in March; ends last Friday in September|
|Climate:||mostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April)|
|Currency code:||Jordanian dinar (JOD)|
|Ethnic groups:||Arab 98% , Circassian 1% , Armenian 1%|
|Geographic coordinates:||31 00 N , 36 00 E|
|Geography note:||strategic location at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba and as the Arab country that shares the longest border with Israel and the occupied West Bank|
|Government type:||constitutional monarchy|
|Imports partners:||Saudi Arabia 21% , China 9.7% , Germany 7.5% , US 4.7% , Egypt 4.4% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.jo|
|Land boundaries:||26 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||total: 1 ,635 km border countries: Iraq 181 km , Israel 238 km , Saudi Arabia 744 km , Syria 375 km , West Bank 97 km|
|Languages:||Arabic (official) , English widely understood among upper and middle classes|
|Location:||Middle East , northwest of Saudi Arabia|
|Map references:||Middle East|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 25 May (1946)|
|Nationality:||noun: Jordanian(s) adjective: Jordanian|
|Natural hazards:||droughts; periodic earthquakes|
|Population:||6 ,198 ,677 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||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.)|
|Terrain:||mostly desert plateau in east , highland area in west; Great Rift Valley separates East and West Banks of the Jordan River|
|Unemployment rate:||13.5% official rate; unofficial rate is approximately 30% (2007 est.)|
Capital of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
`Ammān (click to view `Ammān map)
Places in Jordan
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Jordan. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Balqa Governorate (37 google map locations)
Irbid Governorate (115 google map locations)
Karak Governorate (57 google map locations)
Ma'an Governorate (34 google map locations)
Random cities in Jordan`Ammān, the capital city of Jordan.
Ru'aysat al Khālidī
Al Hāshimīyah al Janūbīyah
Tilā` al `Alī
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