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Get to know Jordan! Get the facts about its land, products and people.


Official name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan


Size:  34,495 square miles ( 89,342 square kilometers); slightly smaller than Indiana


Population: 6,482,081 as of July 2013


Capital: Amman


Official Language: Arabic


Currency: Jordanian dinar


Climate: Mostly dry desert; a rainy season in the west from November to April


Products: Citrus, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, strawberries, stone fruits, sheep, poultry, dairy; clothing, fertilizers, potash, phosphates, pharmaceuticals, cement

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