Area: 89,206 sq km
Lies on the eastern bank of the Jordan River. Agriculture and population are concentrated near the river. Most of the country is desert.
Population: 6,472,392 Annual Growth: 3.06%
Official language: Arabic Languages: 16 All languages
Largest Religion: Muslim
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Media ministry. Jordans circumstances enhance the importance of radio, TV, videos, films and literature. Arabic radio (49 hours per week) from FEBA, IBRA and TWR has a significant effect. Satellite TV has a large impact SAT-7, Al Hayat, The Miracle Channel and others are making great strides in Arabic-language Christian TV. The JESUS film is available in Adygey, Colloquial Egyptian and Standard Arabic. Pray for long-term fruit.
Literature in Arabic is widely available, with increasingly diverse materials offered. There are three Christian bookstores in Amman. They are the focal point of a successful Bible and Christian literature ministry in which The Bible Society and others are actively involved. From these literature centres, much material is sent to Iraq and to other Arab nations.
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The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Jordan.