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Zarqa, Jordan

Zarqa is one of 12 primary administrative regions in Jordan with a population of approximately 910,800 people.

Facts and figures on Zarqa at a glance

Region name: Zarqa (Muḩāfaz̧at az Zarqā’)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 910,800 people
Country: Jordan
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Zarqa (Muḩāfaz̧at az Zarqā’) is located in the regional capital Zarqa (Zarqa) with a population of 792,665 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Zarqa's regional capital Zarqa to Jordan's capital Amman (Amman) is approximately 19 km (12 mi).

Facts and figures about Zarqa
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Zarqa Muḩāfaz̧at az Zarqā’910,800 peopleZarqa Zarqa792,665 people

Compare with other regions in Jordan.

Map of Zarqa

Map of Zarqa

Information on Zarqa

Information on Zarqa
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Zarqa Muḩāfaz̧at az Zarqā’Zarqa Zarqa4JordanAsia

Time in Zarqa

Time in Zarqa
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:38amIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 9:38amGMT UTC +3.0Asia/Amman

Geographic coordinates of Zarqa

Latitude & Longitude of Zarqa
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map32°05'01.5"N (32.0837400°)36°04'39.8"E (36.0777300°)

Subregions in Zarqa

There are 4 administrative subregions in Zarqa.
Subregions in Zarqa
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Liwa' al Hashimiyah Liwā’ al Hāshimīyah1.---
Liwa' ar Rusayfah Liwā’ ar Ruşayfah2.---
Liwa' Qasabat az Zarqa' Liwā’ Qaşabat az Zarqā’3.---
Qasabat Az Zarqa Qasabat Az Zarqa4.---

External sources of information on Zarqa

Zarqa on Wikipedia