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 ]

Districts of Jordan

Central JordanEdit

Amman GovernorateEdit

Balqa GovernorateEdit

Madaba GovernorateEdit

Zarqa GovernorateEdit

North JordanEdit

Ajlun GovernorateEdit

Irbid GovernorateEdit

Jerash GovernorateEdit

Mafraq GovernorateEdit

South JordanEdit

Aqaba GovernorateEdit

Karak GovernorateEdit

  • Al-Karak
  • Qatraneh
  • Ayy'
  • Faqqu'
  • Al-Mazar al-Janubiyya
  • Al-Qasr
  • Aghwar Janoobiyah
    Districts of Karak

Ma'an GovernorateEdit

Tafilah GovernorateEdit

See alsoEdit


  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.