Tafila in Figures

Tafila in Figures

 

 Tafila is located in the southern part of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, about 180 kilometres away from the capital city. The governorate covers an area of 2,209 square kilometres. According to the last census in 2015, it has a population of about 100 thousand people representing 1% of the total  population of the kingdom;  the population of Tafila governorate  is  distributed among  41 residential areas , the chief of which are the city of Tafila,  Ein Al-Baydha, Al-EIS,  Bsayra, and Al-Hisa.

 

Distribution of the population of Tafila governorate based on the main administrative divisions:

Main administrative divisions

Population numbers 

Percentages

Tafila city

55690

62.3 %

Bsayra

22980

25.7 %

Al-Hisa

10730

12.0 %

Total

89400

100 %

The topography of the governorate consists of mountain ranges whose rainfall rates do not exceed 288 millimetres per year,  whereas the eastern part of the governorate consists of relatively flat areas that have an arid climate where rainfall  rates are no more than 50 millimetres per year.

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