97,740 sq km (East and West Banks)
Zarqa, Irbid, Aqaba.
Arabic is the official language and English is widely spoken.
Product (official exchange rate):
$16.01 billion (2007 est.)
GDP per capita:
$2,582 (2007 est.)
$7.929 billion (31 December 2007 est.)
The majority of Jordan lies between 600 and 900 metres above sea
level, resulting in temperatures at the higher altitudes being some
lower than in the Jordan Valley. Rainfall is mainly confined to
period between November and April. In Amman the average temperature
between May and October is 22°C
rising to a maximum of some 38°C
in August. The Winter/Spring period of November to April sees an
average temperature of some 9°C
lower with a December low of about 5°C.