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Jordan

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Background[1]

Located in the Middle East, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan gained independence from the UK in 1946. The country is part of both the World Trade Organization and participates in the European Free Trade Associate. Jordan has to currently focus on political reforms, social and economic situations, and corruption between governments and neighboring areas.

Population[1]
6,053,193
Climate[1]

mostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April)

Languages[1]
  • Arabic (official)
  • English widely understood among upper and middle classes
Infant Mortality Rate[1]
16.16
Per Capita Health Expenditure[2]
165.00

More Information

Sources

  1. CIA World Factbook
  2. WHO Global Health Atlas

      
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