Jordan

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Jordan is located in the Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia.

Population (2014 est) – 7,930,491
Area – 55,510mi
Capital – Amman

Ethnic Background

  • Arab - 98%
  • Circassian - 1%
  • Armenian - 1%

Exports - clothing, fertilizers, potash, phosphates, vegetables, pharmaceuticals
Imports - crude oil, machinery, transport equipment, iron, cereals

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 73 years, F 75 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 15.73 deaths/1,000 live births
Adult Illiteracy Rate – 4.1%

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