Districts of Jordan

The district "Liwaa" (Arabic: لواء, plural Alwiya ألوية) 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.

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Central Jordan

Amman Governorate

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

Balqa Governorate

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

Madaba Governorate

  • Dhiban
  • Madaba

Zarqa Governorate

  • Al-Azraq
  • Az-Zarqa
  • Birin

North Jordan

Ajlun Governorate

  • Ajlun
  • Kofranjah

Irbid Governorate

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

Jerash Governorate

  • Jerash

Mafraq Governorate

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

South Jordan

Aqaba Governorate

  • Al-Aqaba
  • Al-Quwayra
  • Wadi Araba

Karak Governorate

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

Ma'an Governorate

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

Tafilah Governorate

  • Al-Hasa
  • Al-Tafila
  • Birsayra

See also

References

  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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