Capital: Amman

Population: 6,906,681 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Jordanian Dinar (JOD)

Official Language: Arabic

Unofficial Language: English

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Arab, Circassian, Armenian

Largest Cities: Amman, Zarqa, Irbid

Main Sport: Football, Rugby

Political System: Constitutional Monarchy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Labour Day (May 1)

Independence Day (May 25)

Eid-al-Fitr (July 7-10)

Eid-al-Adha (September 13-16)

Muharram/New Year (October 3)

Prophet’s Birthday (December 12)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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