Official name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan | Al Urdun

Capital: Amman
Total Area: 89,342 km2
Approximate population: 11,569,039
Location: Location: Southwestern Asia, Middle East
Languages: Arabic (official), English
Religions: Sunni Muslim, Christian
Currency: Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Organizations: United Nations
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Motto: Allah, Al-Watan, Al-Malik (God, Country, King)
National anthem: Al-Salam Al-Malaki Al-Urdunni (The Royal Anthem of Jordan)
Postal codes: Jordan uses five-digit postal codes.

Borders: Iraq, Occupied Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria
Maritime boundaries: Dead Sea, Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea)

The Emirate of Transjordan was established on April 11, 1921, became independent on May 25, 1946, and changed its name to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Jordan is divided into (12) muhafazat (sing. muhafazah: provinces):
Amman, Irbid, Zarqa, Balqa, Karak, Ma'an, Mafraq, Tafila, Madaba, Jerash, AjlounAqaba

Interesting facts:
- Jordan is Home to the Dead Sea (It is the Lowest Point on Earth), the lake's surface is (1,378ft) (420m) beneath sea level.
- Petra is Jordan’s Most Famous Sight.
- There are Over 100,000 Archaeological (and Tourist) sites in Jordan!
- Jordan has the world’s oldest dam
Jawa Dam is the first dam to be built, it was constructed in 3,000 BCE, located in the driest areas of the Black Desert of Eastern Jordan.