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Jordan

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Jordan (Arabic: الأردن‎ Al-ʾUrdunn [al.ʔur.dunː]), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Arabic: المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية‎ Al-Mamlakah al-’Urdunniyyah Al-Hāshimiyyah), is an Arab country in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and the east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north and Israel and the Palestinian West Bank to the west. The Dead Sea is located along its western borders and the country has a 26-kilometre (16 mi) coastline on the Red Sea in its extreme south-west. Jordan is strategically located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe. The capital, Amman, is Jordan's most populous city as well as the country's economic, political and cultural centre.What is now Jordan has been inhabited by humans since the Paleolithic period. Three stable kingdoms emerged there at the end of the Bronze Age: Ammon, Moab and Edom. Later rulers include the Nabataean Kingdom, the Roman Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. After the Great Arab Revolt against the Ottomans in 1916 during World War I, the Ottoman Empire was partitioned by Britain and France. The Emirate of Transjordan was established in 1921 by the Hashemite, then Emir, Abdullah I, and the emirate became a British protectorate. In 1946, Jordan became an independent state officially known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan, but was renamed in 1949 to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan after the country captured the West Bank during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War and annexed it until it was lost to Israel in 1967. Jordan renounced its claim to the territory in 1988, and became one of two Arab states to sign a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. Jordan is a founding member of the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation. The sovereign state is a constitutional monarchy, but the king holds wide executive and legislative powers.
Jordan is a relatively small, semi-arid, almost landlocked country with an area of 89,342 km2 (34,495 sq mi) and a population numbering 10 million, making it the 11th-most populous Arab country. Sunni Islam, practiced by around 95% of the population, is the dominant religion in Jordan and coexists with an indigenous Christian minority. Jordan has been repeatedly referred to as an "oasis of stability" in a turbulent region. It has been mostly unscathed by the violence that swept the region following the Arab Spring in 2010. From as early as 1948, Jordan has accepted refugees from multiple neighbouring countries in conflict. An estimated 2.1 million Palestinian and 1.4 million Syrian refugees are present in Jordan as of a 2015 census. The kingdom is also a refuge to thousands of Iraqi Christians fleeing persecution by ISIL. While Jordan continues to accept refugees, the recent large influx from Syria placed substantial strain on national resources and infrastructure.Jordan is classified as a country of "high human development" with an "upper middle income" economy. The Jordanian economy, one of the smallest economies in the region, is attractive to foreign investors based upon a skilled workforce. The country is a major tourist destination, also attracting medical tourism due to its well developed health sector. Nonetheless, a lack of natural resources, large flow of refugees and regional turmoil have hampered economic growth.
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Jordan

Jordan

Country in the Middle East

  • Desc: Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab country in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and the east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north and Israel and the Palestinian West Bank to the west.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan
  • Type: Thing, Country, Place, AdministrativeArea
  • Result Score: 7603.29
Katie Price

Katie Price

Media personality

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

American basketball player

  • Desc: Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials MJ, is an American former professional basketball player and the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jordan
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 1079.34
Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan

American actor

  • Desc: Michael Bakari Jordan is an American actor. He is known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station, boxer Adonis Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed and main antagonist Erik Killmonger in Black Panther, all three of which were co-written and directed by Ryan Coogler.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_B._Jordan
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 1028.39
Jenny Hendrix

Jenny Hendrix

American pornographic film actor

Kaia Jordan Gerber

Kaia Jordan Gerber

American model

Jordan national football team

Jordan national football team

Football team

  • Desc: The Jordan national football team represents Jordan in international football and is controlled by the Jordan Football Association, the governing body for football in Jordan.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_national_football_team
  • Type: Thing, Organization, SportsTeam
  • Result Score: 898.83
Jules Jordan

Jules Jordan

American film actor

  • Desc: Jules Jordan is an American adult film actor, director, and producer known for his work in gonzo pornography. Jordan entered the adult film industry as a clerk for a video store.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_Jordan
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 826.54
Haya bint Hussein

Haya bint Hussein

Princess of Jordan

Jordan Lloyd

Television actor

  • Desc: Jordan Hailie Schroeder is an American reality television participant, and the winner of the 11th season of Big Brother. Lloyd has also participated in reality shows including The Amazing Race 16, Big Brother 13, and Marriage Boot Camp.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Lloyd
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 567.89
Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood

American actor

  • Desc: Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor, voice actor, film producer, and DJ. He portrayed Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy and in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elijah_Wood
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 567.34
Riley Shy

Riley Shy

American pornographic film actor

Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele

American actor

  • Desc: Jordan Haworth Peele is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his film and television work in the comedy and horror genres.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Peele
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 547.83
Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial

French footballer

  • Desc: Anthony Jordan Martial is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Manchester United and the France national team. He was the recipient of the 2015 Golden Boy Award for the best under-21 player in Europe.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Martial
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 540.98

Jordan Ash

Pornographic actor

  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 472.82
Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Consort of Jordan

Jordan Henderson

Jordan Henderson

Footballer

  • Desc: Jordan Brian Henderson is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Henderson
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 443.97
Nelson Mandela Boulevard

Nelson Mandela Boulevard

Street in Tehran, Iran

  • Desc: Nelson Mandela Boulevard still known as Jordan is an affluent and upper-class district in northern Tehran, and some people draw similarities between Jordan District as being much alike Kensington District in London, UK as the area is a mixture of residential and commercial locale, filled with the homes and businesses of many politicians, diplomats, expatriates, and artists.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela_Boulevard_(Jordan_Street)_Tehran
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 426.90
Amman

Amman

Capital of Jordan

  • Desc: Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan and the country's economic, political and cultural centre. With a population of 4,007,526, Amman is the largest city in the Levant region and the fifth-largest city in the Arab world.
  • URL: http://www.ammancity.gov.jo/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amman
  • Type: City, Thing, Place, AdministrativeArea
  • Result Score: 416.33
AKA

AKA

South African rapper

Jordan national basketball team

Basketball team

Abdullah II of Jordan

Abdullah II of Jordan

King of Jordan

Jordan River

Jordan River

River in Asia

  • Desc: The Jordan River or River Jordan is a 251-kilometre-long river in the Middle East that flows roughly north to south through the Sea of Galilee and on to the Dead Sea.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_River
  • Type: BodyOfWater, Thing, RiverBodyOfWater, Place
  • Result Score: 322.25
Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian

Airline

  • Desc: Royal Jordanian Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Jordan with its head office in Amman, Jordan, operating scheduled international services over four continents from its main base at Queen Alia International Airport.
  • URL: http://www.rj.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Jordanian
  • Type: Corporation, Thing, Organization, Airline
  • Result Score: 307.98
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Jordan University of Science and Technology

University in Irbid, Jordan

Kacey Jordan

Actor

  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 244.59
Jordan station

Jordan station

Subway station in Hong Kong

  • Desc: Jordan is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Tsuen Wan Line. It has dark green and light green livery. It is named after Jordan Road.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_station
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 221.53
Jordan

Jordan

City in Minnesota

Dzhordan

Bulgarian singer

  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 212.16
Juicy J

Juicy J

American rapper

  • Desc: Jordan Michael Houston, known professionally as Juicy J, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Memphis, Tennessee. He is a founding member of the Southern hip hop group Three 6 Mafia, established in 1991. In 2002, he released his solo debut album Chronicles of the Juice Man, in between Three 6 Mafia projects.
  • URL: http://www.thejuicyj.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juicy_J
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 205.95

Grandson

American singer

Jordan Baker

Fictional character

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 128.57
Jordanian dinar

Jordanian dinar

Currency

  • Desc: The Jordanian dinar has been the currency of Jordan since 1950. The Jordanian dinar is also widely used alongside the Israeli shekel in the West Bank. The dinar is divided into 10 dirhams, 100 qirsh or 1000 fulus.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordanian_dinar
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 110.87

Jordan

Dental hygiene company

  • Desc: Jordan is a multinational manufacturing corporation based in Oslo, Norway which specializes in dental hygiene and brushes. It was established by the Danish immigrant Wilhelm Jordan as W. Jordan Börste & Penselfabrik in 1837.
  • URL: http://www.jordan.no/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_(company)
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation
  • Result Score: 106.21
Jordan

Jordan

Town in Colombia

Jordan

Fictional character

  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 92.52

Jordan Ahli Bank

Bank

  • Desc: Jordan Ahli Bank is a Jordanian institution founded in 1955, headquartered in Amman. It has operations in Lebanon, Palestine, and Cyprus. Ahli Bank was the sixth public shareholding company to be established in Jordan. In 2018, 12-13% of the bank's portfolio was represented by lending to SMEs.
  • URL: http://www.ahli.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Ahli_Bank
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation
  • Result Score: 87.92

Lawrence Jordan

American filmmaker

Jordanes

Bureaucrat

  • Desc: Jordanes, also written Jordanis or, uncommonly, Jornandes, was a Gothic 6th-century Eastern Roman bureaucrat who became an historian later in life.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordanes
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 83.44
Jordan Lake

Jordan Lake

Lake in Alabama

  • Desc: Jordan Lake is a lake in Elmore County, Alabama. The closest city is Wetumpka. Jordan Lake is a reservoir with a water surface of 6,800 acres, shoreline of about 188 miles, a total length of 18 miles, and a maximum storage volume of 236,200 acre-feet.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Lake_(Alabama)
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 80.36
South Jordan

South Jordan

City in Utah

  • Desc: South Jordan is a city in south central Salt Lake County, Utah, 18 miles south of Salt Lake City. Part of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, the city lies in the Salt Lake Valley along the banks of the Jordan River between the 9,000-foot Oquirrh Mountains and the 12,000-foot Wasatch Mountains.
  • URL: http://www.sjc.utah.gov
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Jordan,_Utah
  • Type: City, Thing, Place, AdministrativeArea
  • Result Score: 78.86
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