|Municipality of Jordan|
|Location of Jordan in the province of Guimaras|
|Region :||Western Visayas|
|District:||1. District of Guimaras|
|Income class :||3rd income bracket|
May 1, 2000 census
August 1, 2015 census
|Coordinates :||10 ° 36 ' N , 122 ° 37' E|
|Postal code :||5045|
|Mayor :||Cresente P. Chavez|
|Geographical location in the Philippines|
Jordan is a municipality in the Philippines and the seat of the provincial government of Guimaras Province .
Jordan borders on the three municipalities of Buenavista in the north, San Lorenzo in the east and Sibunag in the south.
Jordan is politically divided into 14 barangays .
The name Jordan was chosen by the inhabitants in honor of the local saint John the Baptist . According to a local legend, it protected the inhabitants from the Moro uprisings during the Spanish colonial era .
In 1941 the municipality of Nueva Valencia was formed on the territory of the municipality of Jordan . In July 1995 the municipalities of San Lorenzo and Sibunag were formed on the territory of the municipality of Jordan, which reduced the number of barangays from 33 to 14.