Jordan: Polity Style: 1923-2019

25 May 1923 - 25 May 1946 Imārat Sharq al-Urdunn (إمارة شرق الأردن) | Emirate of Transjordan
25 May 1946 name of the state is changed in accordance with an amendment to the Organic Law (passed by the Legislative Council 23 May 1946, effective on the date specified in Art. 1, 25 May 1946) (Official Gazette, No. 861, 25 May 1946, pp. 207-208) [1]
25 May 1946 - al-Mamlaka al-Urduniyya al-Hāshimiyya (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية‎) | Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

[1] The change of the name was confirmed in the Constitution of 1947 (published in Official Gazette, No. 886, 1 Feb 1947, pp. 602-610; effective 1 Mar 1947). A notice from Prime Minister published in Official Gazette (No. 984, 1 Jun 1949, p. 155) reiterated that the change had been effected by the resolution of the Legislative Council of 25 May 1946 and the Constitution of 1947, and that the name of Sharq al-Urdunn (Transjordan) still found in occasional use should be replaced with al-Mamlaka al-Urduniyya al-Hāshimiyya.
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