Jordan: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 31.27923 / longitude: 37.09287

General information


There are 9,742,720 people here, or 0.131% of the world's population. 23.50 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 0.79%.


Well known national dishes are: Mansaf. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Petra, Quseir Amra, Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a), Wadi Rum Protected Area, Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas).


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


The inhabitants stay 11 years in school (tertiary education included). Well known universities are: Jordan University of Science and Technology, University of Jordan.


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

Good to know

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


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