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Jordan
(2,745 words)

Al Mamlakah Al Urduniyyah Al Hāshimiyyah (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

10,209,000

Area

89,000 sq. km (34,000 sq. mi)

Population density

110/sq. km (300/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.19% (per 1,000: births 23, deaths 4)

Under 15 years

34%

Urban dwellers

91% (0.98% p.a.)

Largest cities

Amman 2,148,000; Zarqa 729,000; Irbid 557,000; Russeifa 524,000; Al Quwaysimah 385,000; Tila al-Ali 327,000

Langu…

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“Jordan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02JOR>
First published online: 2020



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