Jordan's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1946 / 1967
Capital city: Amman
Population: 6.5 million / 189 people per sq mile (73 people per sq km)
Total land area: 35,637 square miles (92,300 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language)
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%
Government type: Monarchy
Currency: Jordanian dinar = 1000 fils
Literacy rate: 92%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2977 kilocalories

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