Country: Jordan

Population: 6,053,193

Capital: Amman

Time Zone: UTC+2

Currency Name: Jordanian dinar (JOD)

Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy

Languages: Arabic (official), English

Ethnic Breakdown: Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian

Religion: Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2%

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Phone Country Code: 962

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High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: d, f, g, j

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), Islamic New Year, May 1 (Labor Day), Easter, Ramadan, May 25 (Independence Day), June 9 (King Abdullah's Accession to the Throne), November 14 (King Hussein's Birthday), December 25 (Christmas Day)

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