This website collects and stores your anonymized IP address (see Privacy policy) and uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site, you accept our use of cookies.

Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba is one of 12 primary administrative regions in Jordan with a population of approximately 139,200 people.

Facts and figures on Aqaba at a glance

Region name: Aqaba (Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 139,200 people
Country: Jordan
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Aqaba (Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah) is located in the regional capital Aqaba (Aqaba) with a population of 95,048 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Aqaba's regional capital Aqaba to Jordan's capital Amman (Amman) is approximately 284 km (177 mi).

Facts and figures about Aqaba
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Aqaba Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah139,200 peopleAqaba Aqaba95,048 people

Compare with other regions in Jordan.

Map of Aqaba

Map of Aqaba

Information on Aqaba

Information on Aqaba
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Aqaba Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘AqabahAqaba Aqaba2JordanAsia

Time in Aqaba

Time in Aqaba
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 11:43amIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:43amGMT UTC +3.0Asia/Amman

Geographic coordinates of Aqaba

Latitude & Longitude of Aqaba
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map29°45'00.0"N (29.7500000°)35°19'60.0"E (35.3333300°)

Subregions in Aqaba

There are 2 administrative subregions in Aqaba.
Subregions in Aqaba
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Liwa' al Quwayrah Liwā’ al Quwayrah1.---
Liwa' Qasabat al `Aqabah Liwā’ Qaşabat al ‘Aqabah2.---

External sources of information on Aqaba

Aqaba on Wikipedia