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Jordan:

Climate:

The climate in Jordan is semi-dry in summer with average temperature in the mid 30 C (mid 90 F) and relatively cold in winter averaging around 13 C (55 F).

Language:

The official language is Arabic. English, though without an official status, is widely spoken throughout the country and is the de facto language of commerce and banking, as well as a co-official status in the education sector. The spoken language is Jordanian Levantine.

Currency:

The Jordanian dinar, denoted by JOD, is the official currency of Jordan. Subdivided into 100 piastres or fils, the JOD circulates both as coins and banknotes. On July 1, 1950, the dinar replaced the Palestinian Pound. In past years, the Central Bank of Jordan supported a fixed exchange rate between the Jordanian dinar and the US dollar.

Visas:

http://www.jordan.visahq.com

Population:

In July 2000 the population of Jordan was estimated to be 4, 998, 564, increasing on average by 3.1 percent a year. The country has a very young population, of which 41 percent are under the age of 20. Only 3 percent of Jordanians are over the age of 65. In 2000 the birth rate stood at 26.24 births per 1, 000 while the death rate stood at 2.63 per 1, 000.

Capital City:

Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan and the Levant. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.

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