Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+2
Capital City:Amman
Largest City:Amman
Currency:Jordanian Dinar = 100 piasters
Currency Code:JOD
Banknote Denominations:1 / 5 / 10 / 20 / 50
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Wednesday 19 July 2017 4:56pm
Latest update: Summary – following recent tensions in Jerusalem, larger than usual demonstrations are expected particularly after Friday prayers in downtown Amman and potentially elsewhere across the country; there are heightened tensions following a conviction for the murder of three American soldiers in November last year; local tribes have reportedly been blocking the Desert Highway (Highway 15) in places between Karak and Aqaba; you should avoid using this part of the highway for the time being and follow the advice of the local authorities

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