Syrians in Jordan

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Syrians in Jordan
Total population
  • 1,400,000 estimated (ِAugust 2015)[1]
  • 662,010 registered (July 2019)[2]
Regions with significant populations
Amman, Zaatari and Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camps
Languages
Arabic (Syrian Arabic), Turkish, Kurdish
Religion
Islam (mainly Sunni Islam, some Shia Islam) , Christianity and Druze

Syrians in Jordan include migrants from Syria to Jordan, as well as their descendants. The number of Syrians in Jordan is estimated at around 662,010 people registered as of July 2019,[2] though some sources claim 1,400,000 estimated as of August 2015[1] and consists mainly of refugees of the Syrian Civil War.

Syrians refugees in Jordan are formed of various ethnic and religious groups. The majority are Arabs (including Palestinians), Syrian Turkmen and Syrian Kurds.[3]

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  1. ^ a b ""الغذاء العالمي" يوقف مساعدة لاجئين سوريين في الأردن". Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  2. ^ a b (UNHCR), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2019-06-04). "UNHCR Syria Regional Refugee Response". Retrieved 2019-07-18.
  3. ^ Wahby, Sarah; Ahmadzadeh, Hashem; Çorabatır, Metin; Hashem, Leen; Al Husseini, Jalal (2014), Ensuring quality education for you refugees from Syria (12-25 year): a mapping exercise, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford