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Capital : Amman
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Jordanian dinar
Population : 9 762 380
Area : 89 342 km2

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Jordan facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on May 25, 1946.
2. The population density is 62 people / km2.
3. The country is 3.4 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 96%.
5. The highest peak is Jabal Umm ad Dami, 1854 n.p.
6. Political system – constitutional monarchy.
7. The full name of the country – Jordanian Kingdom of Jordan.
8. Motto of the country – “God, Fatherland, King”.
9. The full name of the country – the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
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11. One of the main problems of the country is water shortage.

12. Pastures and meadows occupy less than 1% of the country, and farmland only 4%.

13. 37% of the population are people under 15 years of age

14. Many Jordanians are studying abroad.

Author: Lenka

15. In the territory of this country there are ruins of ancient Petra.

16. Friday is a day off from work.

17. Jordan is one of the best organized, clean and safe countries in the region.

18. The people of this country are very hospitable.

19. At each visit tea or coffee is served. There is no habit of serving alcohol.

Author: Zakręcona

20. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 66 place,
      – 2018 year – 75 place.

21. There are over 105 600 professional soldiers and 65,000 reservists (2018).

22. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 1320 tanks, 4600 armored vehicles, 245 jet aircraft and 105 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 1320 tanks, 2547 armored vehicles, 260 jet aircraft and 143 helicopters.

23. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $1,500,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $1,500,000,000 .

24. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 130 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 127 ships.

Author: Wojak

25. The minimum wage is 190 dinars per month (data from 2012).

26. The amount of income tax in Jordan is 20%.

27. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 18.4% .

Author: Daria

28. In Jordan, an average person consumes about 0.7 liters of pure alcohol per year.

29. The national alcohol is anise.

30. The most drinks are spirit – 75.9%, then beer – 22%, wine – 2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

31. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

32. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

33. The average IQ level is 84.

Author: EduKacJa

34. The national animal is a spotted pheasant.

Author: Kos

35. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise by one hour) is last Friday in October.

Author: Adrianna

36. The built-up speed limit is 90 km / h.

37. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 120 km / h.

38. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

39. In 2013, 768 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

40. In this country, more than 1,264,000 motor vehicles are registered (166 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

41. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 380,000 people).

42. 2% of the population lives on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

43. In this country there are over 7 203 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

44. In this country there are 18 airports, 16 of the paved surface.

45. In this country there are over 507 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

46. In this country over 5 700 000 (2015) 8 700 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 91% of the population).

47. About 4,100,000 (2015) 5,300,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

48. The country’s top-level domain is .jo . There are over 3,950 websites with such an extension.

49. The most popular pages with the extension .jo are: google.jo, ju.edu.jo and orange.jo.

Author: http

50. This country has 2018 over year $15,289,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.14% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

51. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $39,342,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $40,070,000,000 .

52. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 86.7% GDP, or around: $34 109 514 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 95.6% GDP, or around: $38 306 920 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $5,044.

53. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 the year was around: $25 020 000 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $16,725,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

54. 30% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

55. In this country the average adult person smokes 114 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

56. In this country there are 3.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 250 635 people).

Author: Reebeka

57. The lowest temperature: -8.4 °C was measured in Ma’an.

Author: weather

58. The highest temperature: 51.1 °C was measured at Deir Alla.

Author: weather

59. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

60. The average life expectancy in this country is 72.9 years (women – 74.3 years and men – 71.7 years).

Author: Wilga

61. The lowest situated place in the country is the Dead Sea – 422 m.p.p.

Author: Klemens

62. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

63. In this country, women having their first child on average 24.7 years old.

Author: Nadia

64. 10 women give birth to 32 children on average

Author: Nadia

65. The average age of people living in this country is 22 years old.

66. The country is around:
3 376 000 people (35.42%) in the age range 0-14 years.
5 783 000 people (60.67%) in the age range 15-64 years.
372 700 people (3.91%) over 65 years old.

67. In this country, about 242,000 children are born each year (2.5% of the population), and about 36,100 people die (0.4% of the population).

Author: Sara19

68. In Jordan there are 10026 km2 of agricultural land (11% of the country).

69. 115 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

70. The highest situated city in the country is Ajloun.

71. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1974.

72. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 18 days.

73. He joined the United Nations on December 14, 1955.

74. The work week is 48 hours.

Author: Statyk

75. 79% of the country’s population live in urban areas.

76. 830 km2 of the country is covered by forests (0.9%)

77. The last death penalty was carried out in 2006.

Author: Statyk

78. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

79. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

80. The level of inflation in 2018 is 5.7%.

Author: Fan%

81. Jordan has 43500 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

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What is the highest peak in Jordan?
The highest peak in Jordan is Jabal Umm ad Dami (1854 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Jordan?
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What is the largest lake in Jordan?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Jordan has national colors?
National colors: black, white, green and red.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is anise.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
The national animal is a spotted pheasant.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Jordan?
Jordan borders on such countries as: Iraq 181 km, Israel 238 km, Saudi Arabia 744 km, Syria 375 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 22 years old.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 190 dinars per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Jordan?
The population density is 107 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “God, Fatherland, King”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 51.1 ° C was measured at Deir Alla.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -8.4 ° C was measured in Ma’an.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta