full name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Jordan flag
capital city: Amman
population: 8,117,564 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Arabic
business language: English
major religion: Islam
intl.dialling code: +962
internet suffix: .jo
time zone: UTC/GMT + 2 hours
currency: 1 dinar = 1,000 fils
GDP - real growth rate: 3.1% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $11,900 (2014 est.)
main export: Phosphates, fertilisers, agricultural products
government: Constitutional monarchy
head of state: King ABDALLAH II
prime minister: Abdullah NSOUR