Middle East Country Project

By: Adrianna Gutierrez- 6th Period

Middle East Country- JORDAN

Jordans Religion

The religion of Jordan is Islam. But there are also some Muslims, a few Christians in the country belonging to the Greek orthodox church in Jerusalem. Cities in the South of Jordan have the highest percentage of Muslims. Jordan is a country that allows all religions. Christians, living mostly in the Amman or the Jordan Valley, make up of 6% of there total, with 1% representing other religions. Most of the Christians are either Orthodox, or Catholic. Jordan's worship in churches. Muslims-92.9% Christian-2.2% Buddhist-0.4% Hindu-0.1% Jewish-0.1 Folk Religion-.1% Other.1%. The holy book of Islam is the Koran, and the holy holiday is Ramadan. Below is the islamic symbol.
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Culture Trait-Language

The Language for Jordan is Arabic. This language comes from the area's around Jordan. This language comes from Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. We would see this language in other countries, because this language is a borrowed trait from Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. Below is a picture of the Arabic numbers.
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Political System/Government

Jordans type of government is constitutional monarchy. This government is a limited government there is a king or queen that is in charge of their people. The king or queen rules for life. There is no voting the king or queen is born into the power of being in charge. There are several military branches they are Jordanian armed forces, royal Jordanian land force, Royal Jordanian navy, and royal Jordanian navy.
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Jordan's Economy

Jordan's economy is the smallest in the Middle East. With supplies of water, oil and other natural resources. The type of currency used is the Jordanian Dinar. Jordan's GDP is 33.68 billion USD in 2013. The literacy rate is 95.9% with a rank of 110 out of 194. The life expectancy of Jordan is 75 years in in the year of 2012.
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