Ma’an Governorate is the largest governorate of Jordan but the least population density.
The total area is 32,832 square kilometers, it covers 37% of the total area of Jordan, with total population of 152,000 leading to 4.6 capita per square kilometers.
This governorate consists of four districts and seven sub-districts. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia borders from North and East, which makes it in a strategic location on the Saudi and Iraqi Land Routes. Also it is strategically located near Aqaba Gulf. There are many historical and Archeological locations. It has one university.