Where is Jordan?

Jordan is located in the Middle East region at latitude 30.585164 and longitude 36.238414 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 30Β° 35' 6.59'' N
  • 36Β° 14' 18.29'' E

You can see the location of Jordan on the world map below:

Flag pin pointing out the location of Jordan on the Middle East map

Jordan Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Jordan (JO) are:

  1. Iraq (IQ)
  2. Israel (IL)
  3. Palestine, State of (PS)
  4. Saudi Arabia (SA)
  5. Syrian Arab Republic (SY)

Maritime Borders

Jordan borders with the Red Sea.

Jordan Related Content

Jordan Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 30.585164
Longitude: 36.238414
Country CodesAlpha 2: JO
Alpha 3: JOR
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡―πŸ‡΄
Int. Phone Prefix+962
Capital cityAmman
Middle East
Country Area89,342 sq km
Population 202110,269,022
World Rank: 89
Median Age23.4
Life expectancy74.3
Major languagesArabic (official), English (widely understood among upper and middle classes)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+02:00
Internet TLD.jo
Biggest AirportQueen Alia International Airport (AMM)
Average temperature18.30 Β°C
64.94 Β°F
Administrative Divisions12 governorates
Political systemConstitutional monarchy

Jordan Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionMiddle East & North Africa
CurrencyJordanian Dinar (JOD)
GDP in 2020$43.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 87
GDP per capita in 2020$4,283
World Rank: 108
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, India, Germany, Italy
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Saudi Arabia, India, Turkey, United Arab Emirates

Biggest Cities in Jordan

Here are the largest cities in Jordan based on 2021 data:

City Population
Amman 4,007,526
Irbid 569,068
Az Zarqa' 481,300
Ar Ramtha 155,693
`Ajlun 148,870
Al `Aqabah 140,000
As Salt 88,900
Al Mafraq 57,118
Jarash 50,745
Ma`an 50,350

Map of Jordan with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Middle East Region

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