Jordan Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: It is traditional to eat food with the right hand (not the left). Utensils are usually available at functions involving... More
  • Family: Extended family shares a close relationship. Large families are traditionally desired, but family sizes are declining due to economic pressures.... More
  • Fashion: Most men wear Western-style clothing, often accompanied with the traditional white or red-checkered headdress. Women also wear Western clothing, but... More
  • Visiting: Guests are greeted by both husband and wife. Invited visitors may bring gifts of flowers or sweets, but never alcohol.... More

Jordan Facts

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Capital Amman
Government Type constitutional monarchy
Currency JOD
Population 6,482,081
Total Area 34,495 Square Miles
89,342 Square Kilometers
Location Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia, between Israel (to the west) and Iraq
Language Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes

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