Landscape view of Jordan

Jordan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΄

Amman

Middle East, Asia

Jordan is part of Asia with capital at Amman. Official language is Arabic. Jordan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+02:00 with daylight saving time. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Jordan uses the Jordanian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code JOD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 dinar and 50, 25, 10, 1 and 0 piastres.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Jordan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 9.98 JOD, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Orange, Umniah or Zain. Jordan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Jordan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Jordan, dial +, then 962 (the country code for Jordan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Jordan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 6 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Jordan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type F, Type G and Type J.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

911

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

911

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Last updated: April 19, 2019