Jordan: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 31.27923 / longitude: 37.09287

General information


Around 9,742,720 people live in this country, or 0.131% of all people on earth. The median age of the population is 23.50 years with a birth growth rate of 0.79%.


This country offers several reputable universities like Jordan University of Science and Technology, University of Jordan. On average citizens spend 11 years in school (including higher education).


Amman serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Arabic. The area of the country is 89,342 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Sweileh, عمان, Amman, Amman, Amman.


This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Petra, Quseir Amra, Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a), Wadi Rum Protected Area, Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas). Example of famous dishes in this country: Mansaf.


The currency ISO code is JOD and the currency symbol is د.أ. In 2021 the GDP was $45,744,271,658 USD, placing it at position 84 in the market. You need to pay 2.30د.أ (around $3.24 USD) for a Big Mac at McDonald's ©.

Good to know

The country's websites have the domain name ".jo", phone numbers start with +962, the ISO code is JO For more information about this country, check


ISO code JO
Capital Amman
Population 9,742,720
World percentage 0.131%
Median age 23.50 years
Population growth rate 0.79%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic
GDP (2021) $45,744,271,658
GDP position #84
Big Mac local price 2.30د.أ
Big Mac USD price $3.24
Currency code JOD
Currency symbol د.أ
School life expectancy 11 years
National dish Mansaf
TLD .jo
Phone prefix +962