Facts & Information about Jordan

Jordan, also known in arabic as Al Urdun or El Ourdun is officially the Hashemite Kingdom. Jordan is a country located towards the Southwest Asia spanning the southern part of the Syrian Desert down to the Gulf of Aqaba.

Jordan shares its borders with Syria to the north, Iraq to the north east side, Israel and the West Bank to the west, and with SaudiArabia towards the east and south side.
In addition Jordan shares most of its coastlines with the Dead Sea and Gulf of Al Akaba and Israel, the West Bank, Egypt and SaudiArabia.

Total Area is 92,300 sq km
land: 91,971 sq km
water: 329 sq km

Population: 6,198,677

Geographic coordinates: 31 00 N, 36 00 E

Jordan is located in the Middle East Region a part of the Continent of Asia. Jordan has a surface area of 88946.00 Square Km.
Jordan got its independence in the year 1946.

The population of Jordan is 5083000 their average life expectancy is 77.4 years of age.
The government in Jordan is Constitutional Monarchy, headed by Abdullah II.
For interactive maps of Jordan and Jordan cities, check out Fanoos Maps.