Ajloun Govrenorate

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The muntains of Ajloun
Location o Ajloun Govrenorate

Ajlun Govrenorate (forby kent as Ajloun Govrenorate) (Arabic: محافظة عجلون‎) is ane o the govrenorates o Jordan, locatit north o Amman the caipital o Jordan. Ajlun Govrenorate haes the fowert heichest population density in the kinrick o Jordan (efter Irbid, Jerash, an Balqa Govrenorates) wi a population density o 313.3 ppkm2. It is bordered bi Jerash Govrenorate frae the sootheast an Irbid Govrenorate frae the north an wast.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun o Al Hashimiyya in Ajloun Govrenorate
The toun o Al Wahadinah

At a hie elevation, Ajlun haes ane o the maist bonnie forests in Jordan, an kent for its lang cauld winters. It is famous for its castle (Ajlun Castle), auld name wis Qal'at Salah Ad-Dein. The castle wis built as a garrison tae protect Ajlun strategic geography frae the crusaders. Efter the Crusades.

Nahias o Ajlun

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ajlun is kent for its hie elevation, which makes it ane o the coolest ceeties in Jordan, wi average maximum temperature durin Januar 8.2, an minimum average temperature 2.8. Snaw is a common type o precipitation in the winter, due tae that Ajlun ceety is well prepared tae face winter.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Olive farms in a veelage in Ajloun

Ajloun Govrenorate depends mainly on agricultur. In 2008, Olive, grape an fruit farms constitutit a total aurie o 141.4 Km2 that is 34% o the aurie o Ajloun Govrenorate.[1]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Airticle 14 o the Admeenistrative Diveesions Seestem o the Meenistry o Interior divides Ajloun Govrenorate intae twa depairtments

  • 1. Caipital Depairtment: includes 50 touns an veelages, wi its admeenistrative center in Ajloun.
  • 2. Kofranjah Depairtment: includes 19 touns an veelages, its admeenistrative center is in Kofranjah.

Significant veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The maist notable touns an veelages in Ajlun (ither than Ajlun itsel) are : Ain Janna, Kufranji, Anjara, Sakhra, Ibbeen "ُEbeen" an Hashmieh.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Miistry of Agriculture- Jordan (Arabic)". Archived frae the original on 3 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 3 Februar 2011.

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