The 4th largest city in Jordan is a refugee camp


Here’s a reminder for ‘stop the war’ types that there is a war in fact already a war in Syria.

Of the two million refugees to leave Syria, more than a hundred thousand have made there way to the UN run Zaatari refugee camp. It’s in Jordan and lies just to the south of its border with Syria. It’s about a square mile across,so must be amongst the most crowded cities in the world.

Hat tip: Lyse Doucet‘s report in From Our Own Correspondent

Sources: Population of Zaatari and the population of Jordanian cities


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