Jordan

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Jordan is part of:
Arab States · Middle East · Western Asia ·
Water Basins of Jordan:
Jordan-Dead Sea · Tigris-Euphrates-Shatt al Arab · Zarqa ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Amman
Neighbouring Countries Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria
Total Area 92,300 km2
  - Water 329 km2 (0.36%) / 36 m2/ha
  - Land 91,971 km2
Coastline 26 km
Population 5,702,776 (64 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.773 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 38.8 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $19,120 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $5,000
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, UNIDO
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 4,138 km2 (4.5%)
     - Arable 3,053 km2 (3.32%)
     - Permanent Crops 1,085 km2 (1.18%)
     - Irrigated 750 km2
  - Non cultivated 962,100 km2 (95.5%)
Average Annual RainfallD 111 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 0.9 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 1.01 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 75%
  - For Domestic Use 21%
  - For Industrial Use 4%
  - Per Capita 203 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 97%
     - Urban population 99%
     - Rural population 91%
  - Improved Sanitation 93%
     - Urban population 94%
     - Rural population 87%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Contents

News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

See Sector coordination sub-page for detailed description

Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

See Jordan's Water Strategy for an overview of the water challenges and opportunties Jordan faces.

Articles

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  4. Jordan/projects ‎(1,410 views) . . WikiBot
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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Jordan

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  1. Regional Water Banks Project (RWDBP) ‎(8,142 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Good Water Neighbors (GWN) Project ‎(12,746 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Developing the Marine Aquarium and Establishment of Marine Museum, Aqaba, Jordan ‎(2,438 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Adaptation to Climate Change to Sustain Jordan's MDG Achievements ‎(3,591 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies (SMART) ‎(3,633 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study Program ‎(4,371 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Public Awareness and Water Conservation ‎(2,906 views) . . WikiBot
  8. GLOWA Jordan River ‎(4,800 views) . . WikiBot
  9. Culture of Water Program ‎(2,856 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Jordan

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,322 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,976 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan - Wastewater recycling ‎(21,312 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Good Water Neighbors (GWN) Project ‎(12,746 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,397 views) . . Katy.norman
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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Jordan
  1. Water For Life - Jordan's Water Strategy ‎(1,515 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,322 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Regional Water Cooperation and Peacebuilding in the Middle East ‎(2,648 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,976 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  5. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,397 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Jordan
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part II ‎(30,322 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Jordan River Basin Part I ‎(22,976 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  3. Jordan Case Study ‎(9,397 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. Regional Water Cooperation and Peacebuilding in the Middle East ‎(2,648 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Water For Life - Jordan's Water Strategy ‎(1,515 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

People working in Jordan
  1. Khulood Tubaishat ‎(3,015 views)


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Organizations working in Jordan

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References

See also

Water For Life - Jordan's Water Strategy

External Resources

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