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Jordan: Administrative Division

Contents: Governorates and Districts

The population of the governorates and districts of Jordan according to census results.

NameNativeStatusPopulation
Census
1994-12-10
Population
Census
2004-10-02
Population
Census
2015-11-30
'Ajlūn [Ajloun]عجلونGovernorate94,548118,725176,080
KufrinjahكفرنجةDistrict20,80927,10738,260
Qaṣabah 'Ajlūn [Ajloun Qasabah]قصبة عجلونDistrict73,73991,618137,820
Al-'Aqabah [Aqaba]العقبةGovernorate79,839102,097188,160
Al-Qūaīrah [Quairah]القويرهDistrict12,73617,13229,142
Qaṣabah al-'Aqabah [Aqaba Qasabah]قصبة العقبةDistrict67,10384,965159,018
Al-Balqā' [Balqa]البلقاءGovernorate276,082346,354491,709
'Aīn al-Bāshā [Ain al Basha]عين الباشاDistrict...128,949176,726
Ash-Shūnah al-Janūbiyah [Shoonah Janoobiyah]الشونة الجنوبيةDistrict33,59838,75752,714
Dayr 'Allā [Deir Alla]دير علاDistrict39,53846,48173,477
Māḥiṣ - al-Fuḥaīṣ [Mahes - Fuhais]ماحص والفحيصDistrict...22,29036,670
Qaṣabah as-Salṭ [Salt Qasabah]قصبة السلطDistrict...109,877152,122
Al-Karak [Karak]الكركGovernorate169,770204,185316,629
Al-Āghwār al-Janūbī [Aghwar Janoobiyah]الاغوار الجنوبيةDistrict...32,44654,867
Al-Mazār al-Janūbī [Mazar Janoobee]المزار الجنوبيDistrict42,24857,19195,124
Al-Qaṣr [Qasr]القصرDistrict16,58720,86029,407
Al-Qaṭrānah [Qatraneh]القطرانةDistrict...6,94910,896
'Ayy [Ayy]عيDistrict...9,7118,152
Faqū' [Faqo'e]فقوعDistrict10,08412,17816,806
Qaṣabah al-Karak [Kerak Qasabah]قصبة الكركDistrict...64,850101,377
Al-Mafraq [Mafraq]المفرقGovernorate178,914244,188549,948
Al-Bādīah ash-Shamāliyah [Badiah Shamaliyah]البادية الشماليةDistrict...57,70699,231
Al-Bādīah ash-Shamāliyah al-Gharbiyah [Badiah Shamaliyah Gharbiyah]البادية الشمالية الغربيةDistrict...74,965247,031
Ar-Ruwayshid [Rwaished]الرويشدDistrict10,0329,8057,490
Qaṣabah al-Mafraq [Mafraq Qasabah]قصبة المفرقDistrict...101,712196,196
'Ammān [Amman]العاصمةGovernorate1,576,2381,942,0664,007,526
Al-Jāmi'ah [Al-Jami'ah]الجامعةDistrict...279,359743,980
Al-Jīzah [Jizeh]الجيزةDistrict32,44642,051118,004
Al-Muwaqqar [Mowaqqar]الموقرDistrict18,23930,01784,370
Al-Quwaysimah [Quwaysimah]القويسمةDistrict...257,260582,659
Mārkā [Marka]ماركاDistrict...483,819956,104
Nā'ūr [Naour]ناعورDistrict37,28166,220129,650
Qaṣabah 'Ammān [Amman Qasabah]قصبة عمانDistrict...552,511855,955
Saḥāb [Sahab]سحابDistrict49,06057,037169,434
Wādī as-Sīr [Wadi Essier]وادي السيرDistrict132,195173,792367,370
Aṭ-Ṭafīlah [Tafilah]الطفيلةGovernorate62,78375,26796,291
Al-Ḥasā [Hasa]الحساDistrict10,0829,03210,243
Buṣayrā [Bsaira]بصيراDistrict15,37019,34325,245
Qaṣabah aṭ-Ṭafīlah [Tafiela Qasabah]قصبة الطفيلةDistrict37,33146,89260,803
Az-Zarqā' [Zarqa]الزرقاءGovernorate639,469764,6501,364,878
Al-Hāshimiyah [Hashimiyya]الهاشميةDistrict...46,31180,713
Ar-Ruṣayfah [Russeifa]الرصيفةDistrict...268,237481,900
Qaṣabah az-Zarqā' [Zarqa]قصبة الزرقاءDistrict...450,102802,265
IrbidإربدGovernorate751,634928,2921,770,158
Al-Āghwār ash-Shamāliyah [Aghwar Shamaliyah]الأغوار الشماليةDistrict78,35585,203122,330
Al-Kūrah [Koorah]الكورةDistrict71,51391,050161,505
Al-Mazār ash-Shamālī [Mazar Shamali]المزار الشماليDistrict35,65144,16678,427
Al-Wasṭīyah [Wastiyyah]الوسطيةDistrict...24,04642,571
Ar-Ramthā [Ramtha]الرمثاDistrict79,304109,142238,502
Aṭ-Ṭaybah [Taybeh]الطيبةDistrict23,84729,13251,501
Banī Kanānah [Bani Kenanah]بني كنانةDistrict51,86876,398131,797
Banī 'Obīd [Bani Obeid]بني عبيدDistrict...93,561204,313
Qaṣabah Irbid [Irbid Qasabah]قصبة اربدDistrict...375,594739,212
Jarash [Jerash]جرشGovernorate123,190153,602237,059
Qaṣabah Jarash [Jerash Qasabah]قصبة جرشDistrict123,190153,602237,059
Ma'ān [Ma'an]معانGovernorate79,67094,253144,082
Al-Batrā' [Petra]البتراءDistrict22,45923,84019,828
Al-Ḥusayniyah [Huseiniya]الحسينيةDistrict6,4728,31017,323
Ash-Shūbak [Shobak]الشوبكDistrict9,88111,08719,279
Qaṣabah Ma'ān [Ma'an Qasabah]قصبة معانDistrict40,85851,01687,652
Mādabā [Madaba]مادباGovernorate107,321129,960189,192
Dhībān [Dieban]ذيبانDistrict23,49728,57736,422
Qaṣabah Mādabā [Madaba Qasabah]قصبة مادباDistrict83,824101,383152,770
Al-Urdunn [Jordan]الأُرْدُنّKingdom4,139,4585,103,6399,531,712

Source: Department of Statistics, Jordan (web).

Explanation: Area and density figures of districts are computed using geospatial data.