Jordan: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 31.27923 / longitude: 37.09287

General information


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Petra, Quseir Amra, Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a), Wadi Rum Protected Area, Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas). Well known national dishes are: Mansaf.


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


The inhabitants speak the following languages: Arabic. Amman is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria. The country has a 89,342 km² area, they use a postcode system and the primary cities are: Sweileh, عمان, Amman, Amman, Amman.


With a birth growth rate at 0.79%, the median age is 23.50 years. There are 9,742,720 inhabitants, or 0.131% of the population of planet earth.


This country offers several reputable universities like Jordan University of Science and Technology, University of Jordan. The inhabitants attend school for 11 years (tertiary education included).

Good to know

The ISO code is JO, the country's websites have the domain name ".jo", phone numbers start with +962 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