About Ajlun

Ajloun also written Ajlun is the capital town of the Ajloun Governorate . It is noted for its impressive ruins the 12th century castle which known nowadays as Ajlun Castle. The Ajlun Governorate has a population of over 142000 widespread in twenty seven villages and towns and area about 420 km2. The population of Ajlun Governorate is mainly composed of the following tribes: Al-Share, Al-Zghoul, Al-Qudah, Al-Momani, Al-smadi, Al-Shwayyat, Al-Freihat, Al-Khatatbah, and others. Haddad Owais and Rabadi are the main Christian tribes in Ajloun. although Christians are a minority in the governorate they form about the half of the population in Ajloun-City ,most of Christians resides in Ajloun-City along with Muslims of Al-smadi tribe, other tribes are distributed in the other districts of the governorate . Ajloun Governorate has four seats in the national parliament one of which is dedicated for the Christian minority