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  1. Amman is the capital and most populous city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Amman's population has been estimated around 4,142,629 as of 2014, with an additional million residing in the surrounding areas. Other population estimates consider the number of expatriates residing within the city limits and rank the total population much higher.
    • also known as Amman, Jordan; Muhafazatamman; Muhafidhiyat El `Asima; Muhafazat `Amman; Muhafiziyatalasimah; Al ‘Āşimah; Muhafiziyat Al `Asimah; Muhafazat `Asimah; Governorate Of ‘Amman; Muhafidhiyat El ‘Asima; Alasimah; Al `Asimah; Muhafidhiyatelasima; Muhafizate Al Aasimah; Muḩāfaz̧At ‘Āsimah; ‘Ammān; Muḩāfaz̧At ‘Ammān; Governorateofamman; Governorate Of `Amman; Muhafazatasimah; Muḩāfiz̧Īyat Al ‘Āşimah
    • part of Jordan, Amman Governorate
    • read more about Amman (city)
  2. Amman a.k.a. Amman Governorate: Officially known as Muhafazat al-Asima, Amman Governorate is one of the governorates - locally known as muhafazat - in Jordan. This governorate's capital is the City of Amman, It is also Jordan's capital. The administrative center of the governorate as well as all government offices and parliament are located in the Abdali district.
  3. AMMAN is an Aviation waypoint.
  4. Amman in Spokane, Washington is a building constructed in 1904. It was designed by architect Albert Held.

There are other places with amman in their name, like Amman Citadel, Kumari Amman Temple, Seetha Amman Temple, Meenakshi Amman Temple, Greater Amman Municipality, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, American Community School in Amman.

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Google previewWalking Through Your Bible with H.M.S. Richards (1983)

by H. M. S. Richards, Kenneth W. Wilson

Thought for today: The city is called Amman today. It is the capital of the kingdom formerly called Trans-Jordan but now the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The interesting thing about this ancient-modern city is that in Bible times it was...

Today Amman is a Moslem city; there are very few Christians here. However, there are some small churches. A good friend of the Voice of Prophecy ...

Google previewGoing with the Grain (2013)

A Wandering Bread Lover Takes a Bite Out of Life by Susan Seligson

Though it isn't beautiful and borders no scenic mountains or bodies of water, and though one Middle East hand described it as "the most boring city in Arabia," today's Amman is an international hub as lively as prewar Beirut. The city is in the throes of another kind of war, an all-out assault...

Google previewSocial Dialectology (2003)

In Honour of Peter Trudgill by Peter Trudgill, David Britain, Jenny Cheshire

Amman is a case in point. It is a new city which has had no native dialect simply because it did not have a native population. At the turn of the 20th century, it was a deserted Roman site which had been used as a summer watering ground by the Bedouin tribes of the nearby Balga region. By 1906, it became home to 5000 or so Circassian settlers who were at that time monolingual in dialects of Adyge, a western branch of the North Caucasian language family. Unexpectedly, Amman ...

Google previewIndiana School Journal (1874)

Tan Amman is an illustrated monthly journal, and is,_perhaps, the most tastefully gotten up paper in the world. We have never seen its equal. The paper is of the finest, and the pictures are the choicest specimens of artistic skill. The literature is not profound, but graceful and pure. A bound volume is a treasure. Price, $5. Will. 0. Hall, with Bowen 8: Stewart, is the sole agent. SCRIBNER 8: Co., 654 Broadway, New York, have bought “Our Young Folks,” and merged it in “ St. Nicholas," ...

Google previewBeyond the Cabbage Tree (2009)

by Noel Kinvig

Amman is a city with a history that would fill several volumes of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Arab and Islamic Organizations (2001)

by Frank Clements

The Specialized Arab Unions and Federations include: Arab Cooperative Federation, Baghdad, Iraq; Arab Federation of Chemical Fertilizers Producers, Kuwait City, Kuwait; Arab Federation of Engineering Industries, Baghdad, Iraq; Arab Federation of Leather Industries, Damascus, Syria; Arab Federation of Paper Industries, Baghdad, Iraq; Arab Federation of Shipping, Baghdad, Iraq; Arab Federation of Textile Industries, Damascus, Syria; Arab Federation of Travel Agents, Amman, ...

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