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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
Ajlun Ajloun1.55,000'Ajlun ‘Ajlūn125,557
Amman Amman Governorate2.1,972,712Amman Amman1,275,857
Aqaba Muḩāfaz̧at al ‘Aqabah3.139,200Aqaba Aqaba95,048
Balqa Muḩāfaz̧at al Balqā’4.409,500As Salt As Salţ80,189
Irbid Irbid5.942,069Irbid Irbid307,480
Jerash Jerash6.156,585Jarash Jarash27,046
Karak Al Karak7.207,335Karak City Karak City21,678
Ma'an Muḩāfaz̧at Ma‘ān8.121,400Ma'an Ma'an50,350
Madaba Muḩāfaz̧at Mādabā9.131,900Madaba Mādabā82,335
Mafraq Al Mafraq10.246,783Mafraq Mafraq57,118
Tafielah Muḩāfaz̧at aţ Ţafīlah11.89,400At Tafilah Aţ Ţafīlah25,429
Zarqa Muḩāfaz̧at az Zarqā’12.910,800Zarqa Zarqa792,665