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Jordan is located northwest of Saudi Arabia. the geographic coordinates are 31 00 N, 36 00 E. The area of Jordan is about 89,213 sq. km. You can compare it to the U.S. state Indiana though Jordan is slightly smaller.

Climate
* Jordan's climate is mostly arid desert.
* Western Jordan has a rainy season which occurs November to
April.
Land Use
*The most common natural resources the country has are phosphates, potash, and shale oil.
* The lowest point is Jordan is Dead Sea at -408m and its highest point is the Jabal Ram at 1,734 m.
*It has 630 sq km of irrigated land.
* The environments current issues are-limited natural fresh water resources; deforestation; overgrazing; soil erosion; desertification.
Government
*Type-constitutional monarchy.
*Administrative divisions- 12 governorates
*Independence Day-May 25 (1946)(also Jordan'a national holiday)
*Constitution was written on January 8, 1952

 
  
 

Jordan People
~Most Common Religion- Sunni Muslim
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