Nahias of Jordan
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Nahias of Jordan

Districts of Jordan
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The district "Liwaa" (Arabic: ?‎, plural Alwiya ) are the administrative centres ("chief towns") in Jordan.[1] The twelve governorates of Jordan contain fifty-two alwiya which are listed below by governorate. In many cases the name of the chief town is the same as the name of the district (liwa) or sub-district (qda) administered.[dubious ]

Central Jordan

Amman Governorate

Districts of Amman Governorate
  • Amman
  • Al-Jiza
  • Al-Muwwaqqar
  • Na'oor
  • Al-Quesmah
  • Sahab
  • Um al-Basatin
  • Wadi al-Sayr

Balqa Governorate

Districts of Balqa
  • Al-Balqa
  • Ardhah
  • As-Salt
  • Dair Alla
  • Shuna al-Janubiyya

Madaba Governorate

Districts of Madaba
  • Dhiban
  • Madaba

Zarqa Governorate

Districts of Zarqa
  • Al-Azraq
  • Az-Zarqa
  • Birin

North Jordan

Ajlun Governorate

Districts of Ajlun
  • Ajlun
  • Kofranjah

Irbid Governorate

Districts of Irbid
  • Al-Aghwar Shamaliyyeh
  • Ar Ramtha
  • Bani Knana
  • Hariema
  • Irbid
  • Kora
  • Mazar Shamaliyyeh
  • Tayybeh
  • Wastiyyeh

Jerash Governorate

Nahia of Jerash
  • Jerash

Mafraq Governorate

Districts of Mafraq
  • Al-Mafraq
  • Ar-Ruwayshid
  • Bal'ama
  • Sabha
  • Sama as-Sarhan

South Jordan

Aqaba Governorate

Districts of Aqaba
  • Al-Aqaba
  • Al-Quwayra
  • Wadi Araba

Karak Governorate

Districts of Karak
  • Ayy
  • Faqqu
  • Al-Karak
  • Al-Mazar al-Janubiyya
  • Al-Mazra'a
  • Al-Qasr
  • Al-Safi

Ma'an Governorate

Districts of Ma'an
  • Al-Husanyniyya
  • Ash-Shibek
  • Ayi
  • Ma'an
  • Wadi Musa

Tafilah Governorate

Districts of Tafilah
  • Al-Hasa
  • Al-Tafila
  • Birsayra

See also


  1. ^ "Annex B: Analysis of the municipal sector" (PDF). Third Tourism Development Project, Secondary Cities Revitalization Study. Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. 24 May 2005. p. 4. Archived (PDF) from the original on 19 April 2016.

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