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Jordan - JO / JOR

Name Jordan (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes JO / JOR
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Amman
Area 8878
DD coordinates 31.279862 / 37.129745
DMS coordinates 31°16'47.50" N / 37°07'47.08" E
UTM coordinates 37R 321963.04313235 3462127.3996313
Total cities 686
Flag of Jordan

Jordan location on map

Information about Jordan

Jordan is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Jordan, is JO.

It's territory covers an area of 8878 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Amman, the capital city of Jordan. On nationwide level, Arabic is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Jordanian. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 7203 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 509 km.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 962 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use JOD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Jordan live according to the Asia/Amman time zone, which is also the one used in Amman.

More facts

Official languages Arabic
Nationalities Jordanian
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .jo
Phone codes 962
Currencies JOD
Life expectancy males Ø 72,7 years
Life expectancy females Ø 76,2 years
Birthrate 22,0 ‰
Deathrate 3,9 ‰
Males/Females 50,6%/49,4%

Where to fly from Jordan

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Amman (JO) - Chicago (US) AMM ORD RJ 7201 0 0 755 1 093,00$
Amman (JO) - Kuwait City (KW) AMM KWI RJ 640 0 0 130 390,00$
Amman (JO) - Ankara (TR) AMM ESB PC 1711 0 0 115 124,00$
Amman (JO) - Beirut (LB) AMM BEY RJ 403 0 0 75 201,00$
Amman (JO) - Riyadh (SA) AMM RUH XY 252 0 0 135 351,00$
Amman (JO) - Paphos (CY) AMM PFO FR 3869 0 0 75 27,00$
Amman (JO) - Larnaca (CY) AMM LCA RJ 133 0 0 70 321,00$
Amman (JO) - Antalya (TR) AMM AYT PC 1801 0 0 95 205,00$
Amman (JO) - Cairo (EG) AMM CAI MS 740 0 0 85 299,00$
Amman (JO) - Alexandria (EG) AMM HBE E5 522 0 0 105 166,00$
Updated 30.09.2022

JO economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 16287,1 M $
Importations 22040,0 M $
Tourism receipts 6,86 bn $
Unemployment rate 18,5%
Inflation rate 0,76%
Corruption index 49 (bad)
Energy consumption 16,8 bn kWh

JO land use

4% Urban areas 3384 km²
12% Agricultural areas 10629 km²
1% Forest 983 km²
0% Water areas 540 km²
83% Others 74324 km²

JO transport

Roadways 7203 km
Railways 509 km
Commercial harbors 32
Airports 16

Jordan cities by first letter

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From Jordan to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 15899 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 12962 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 9868 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 8568 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 10658 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 13524 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 11651 km
DOM Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic North America Santo Domingo 10481 km
EST Flag of Estonia Estonia Europe Tallinn 3173 km
FIN Flag of Finland Finland Europe Helsinki 3817 km

There are many ways to find how far is Jordan (JO) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Jordan to Haversine
North pole 6529 km 4057 mil
Equator 5232 km 3251 mil
South pole 13486 km 8380 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Jordan and Pitcairn Islands is 18394 kilometers or 11429 miles.
The most smallest distances between Jordan and Palestine is 195 kilometers or 121 miles.
We found information about 686 cities.
The capital of JO is Amman with population in 2022 over 4007530 people.
The area of Jordan (JO) is 8878 square kilometers.
Yes, Jordan is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of JO is The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Jordan has approximately 16 airports.