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Jordan

Population: 5,153,378 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes

Background: For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-1999). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab...

Currency: Jordanian dinar (JOD, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.

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Jordanian Font Foundries

 · Abjad
 · Abjd

Jordanian Typographic People

 · Ali Almasri

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Jordan
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Jordan
 · BBC Country profile: Jordan