Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Jordan

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JORDAN
JORDAN

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Jordan - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

962

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

HKJ

Internet country code

JO

GRC Country Code

JOR

Jordan - Number format

   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Jordan - Languages

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Language map External

The national language is Standard Arabic External. There are 44 280 (1.2%) speakers of Adyghe External; 700 000 (17.8%) speakers of Levantine Bedawi Spoken Arabic External; 50 000 (1.3%) speakers of Najdi Spoken Arabic External and 3 500 000 (88.7%) speakers of South Levantine Spoken Arabic External.

Jordan - Forms of address

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The forms of address used in Jordan are written:

   Mr      Sayid
   Mrs     Sayeda
   Miss    Anesa

People with an engineering degree are addressed

   Al’Muhandis [name] (male)
   Al’Muhandisah [name] (female)

and doctors are addressed:

   Duktor [name] (male)
   Duktorah [name] (female)

Tables of forms of address External can be acquired

Jordan - Example address format

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Jordan - Postal codes

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The postal code consists of a block of 5 digits. The first indicates the region, the second the department, the third a zone, the fourth a sector and the last a unit (quarter or village).

Codes do not begin with 0 or numbers in the range 79-98.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Jordan - Postal code format graphic

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Jordan - Postal code format

Jordan - Postal code specifics

Jordan - Postal code regular expression

\A([1-6]\d{4,4}|(7)[0-8]\d{3,3}|(99)\d{3,3})\Z

Jordan - Postal code level of coverage

2

Place names in Jordan

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Refer to Exonyms in Jordan for full lists of place names in Jordan in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Jordan - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Jordan

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All Jordanian area codes have a length of 1 digit when called from abroad. Mobile numbers have the area code 7. Geographic numbers have subscriber numbers of 7 digits, mobile numbers have 8 digits.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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