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Jordan

Jordan

Jordan

HOSTILE

Capital
Amman

Size
Slightly smaller than Indiana.

Main Languages
Arabic and English

Time
At 6:00 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time, it is 2:00 p.m. in Jordan.

History
Jordan was ruled by Britain until 1946. King Hussein was the country’s leader until his death in 1999 when his son King Abdullah II took over.

Religion
Mostly Muslim.

Persecution
Jordan does not allow anyone to encourage Muslims to follow Christ. It is against the law for a Muslim to become a Christian. Muslims who decide to follow Christ report that they lose some of their rights and freedoms. Christians face persecution from their families, bosses, and others.


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