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Balqa, Jordan

Balqa is one of 12 primary administrative regions in Jordan with a population of approximately 409,500 people.

Facts and figures on Balqa at a glance

Region name: Balqa (Muḩāfaz̧at al Balqā’)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 409,500 people
Country: Jordan
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Balqa (Muḩāfaz̧at al Balqā’) is located in the regional capital As Salt (As Salţ) with a population of 80,189 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Balqa's regional capital As Salt to Jordan's capital Amman (Amman) is approximately 23 km (14 mi).

Facts and figures about Balqa
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Balqa Muḩāfaz̧at al Balqā’409,500 peopleAs Salt As Salţ80,189 people

Compare with other regions in Jordan.

Map of Balqa

Map of Balqa

Information on Balqa

Information on Balqa
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Balqa Muḩāfaz̧at al Balqā’As Salt As Salţ5JordanAsia

Time in Balqa

Time in Balqa
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 11:42amIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:42amGMT UTC +3.0Asia/Amman

Geographic coordinates of Balqa

Latitude & Longitude of Balqa
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map32°00'00.0"N (32.0000000°)35°40'00.0"E (35.6666700°)

Subregions in Balqa

There are 5 administrative subregions in Balqa.
Subregions in Balqa
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Liwa' ash Shunah al Janubiyah Liwā’ ash Shūnah al Janūbīyah1.---
Liwa' Dayr `Alla Liwā’ Dayr ‘Allā2.---
Liwa' Mahis wa al Fuhays Liwā’ Māhiş wa al Fuḩayş3.---
Liwa' `Ayn al Basha Liwā’ ‘Ayn al Bāshā4.---
Qasabat As Salt Qasabat As Salt5.---

External sources of information on Balqa

Balqa on Wikipedia