• (230) 4278861, 4260399

Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Jordan

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية (Arabic)
Al-Mamlakah al-’Urdunniyyah Al-Hāshimiyyah
Motto: "God, Country, King"[1]
"الله، الوطن، الملك"
Al-Lāh, Al-Waṭan, Al-Malik
Anthem: The Royal Anthem of Jordan
السلام الملكي الأردني
As-Salām Al-Malakī Al-ʾUrdunī

Location of Jordan
Capital
and largest city
Amman
31°57′N 35°56′E / 31.950°N 35.933°E / 31.950; 35.933
Official languagesArabic[2]
Ethnic groups
Religion
Demonym(s)Jordanian
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary semi-constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Abdullah II
Bisher Al-Khasawneh
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Representatives
Independence 
• Emirate
11 April 1921
25 May 1946
11 January 1952
Area
• Total
89,342 km2 (34,495 sq mi) (110th)
• Water (%)
0.6
Population
• 2021 estimate
11,042,719[3] (84th)
• 2015 census
9,531,712[4]
• Density
114/km2 (295.3/sq mi) (70th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$102.158 billion[5] (84th)
• Per capita
$10,007[5] (110th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$42.609 billion[5] (89th)
• Per capita
$4,174[5] (102nd)
Gini (2011)35.4[6]
medium · 79th
HDI (2019)Increase 0.729[7]
high · 102nd
CurrencyJordanian dinar (JOD)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+962
ISO 3166 codeJO
Internet TLD.jo
.الاردن

Jordan

Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, within the Levant region, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the northeast, Syria to the north, and Israel, West Bank of Palestine, and the Dead Sea to the west. In the southwest, it has a 26 km (16 mi) coastline on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea. The Gulf of Aqaba separates Jordan from Egypt. Amman is Jordan's capital and largest city, as well as its economic, political, and cultural centre.