|Al Qatraneh or Al Qatrana
|• Mayor||Faisal Alasfar|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (UTC+3)|
The town is famous for its historic Qasr Al-Qatraneh, which was built by the Umayyads.
The town lies on the Desert Highway, in the desert plain east of the Mountains of Moab, on the borders between Karak and Amman Governorates. The town is located on one of the tributaries of the Mujib River.
In the census of 2004, the town had a population of 6,949. The male to female ratio was 51% to 49%. Jordanian citizens made up 95% of the population. The estimated population in 2010 is about 8,300.
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