Jordan Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 6,508,271 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2% (several small Shia Muslim and Druze populations) (2001 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English (widely understood among upper and middle classes)
Ethnic Groups: Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%
Major Cities – Population: AMMAN (capital) 1.088 million (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearance

If you’re working on a story relating to current events in Jordan, Dr. Gabbay can provide incredible insight and lend a historical perspective to your topic with his extensive knowledge on Jordanian history as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture. You can check out some of Dr. Gabbay’s past media appearances on his YouTube channel here.


Dr. Gabbay has consulted with professionals across the county on various projects relating to Jordanian specific world issues, both contemporary and historical. No matter the scope of your project, Dr. Gabbay can lend unparalleled insight while navigating the current issues as they relate to a larger Muslim world.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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