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Regions in Jordan

Jordan is made up of 12 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Jordan. Information on all primary administrative regions in Jordan.

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Primary administrative regions in Jordan

There are 12 regions in Jordan in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Jordan
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Amman Amman Governorate1.1,972,712Amman Amman1,275,857
Zarqa Muḩāfaz̧at az Zarqā’2.910,800Zarqa Zarqa792,665
Irbid Irbid3.942,069Irbid Irbid307,480
Ajlun Ajloun4.55,000'Ajlun ‘Ajlūn125,557
Aqaba Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah5.139,200Aqaba Aqaba95,048
Madaba Muḩāfaz̧at Mādabā6.131,900Madaba Mādabā82,335
Balqa Muḩāfaz̧at al Balqā’7.409,500As Salt As Salţ80,189
Mafraq Al Mafraq8.246,783Mafraq Mafraq57,118
Ma'an Muḩāfaz̧at Ma‘ān9.121,400Ma'an Ma'an50,350
Jerash Jerash10.156,585Jarash Jarash27,046
Tafielah Muḩāfaz̧at aţ Ţafīlah11.89,400At Tafilah Aţ Ţafīlah25,429
Karak Al Karak12.207,335Karak City Karak City21,678