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Nahias of Jordan Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nahias_of_Jordan

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.[dubious ]

Central Jordan[edit]

Amman Governorate[edit]

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

Balqa Governorate[edit]

Districts of Balqa

Madaba Governorate[edit]

Districts of Madaba
  • Dhiban
  • Madaba

Zarqa Governorate[edit]

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

North Jordan[edit]

Ajlun Governorate[edit]

Districts of Ajlun
  • Ajlun
  • Kofranjah

Irbid Governorate[edit]

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

Jerash Governorate[edit]

Nahia of Jerash
  • Jerash

Mafraq Governorate[edit]

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

South Jordan[edit]

Aqaba Governorate[edit]

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

Karak Governorate[edit]

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

Ma'an Governorate[edit]

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

Tafilah Governorate[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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.