|The cities in the governorate are located at elevations ranging from over 1000 meters above sea level in the South Mazar Department to 800 meters above sea level in the northern departments to about 330 meters below sea level at Ghor Al-Safi Department||4, Jordanian citizens made up 95|
|Modern history [ ] From the 15th century until 1917, Karak was under Ottoman rule, then the Emirate of Transjordan||After the creation of the administrative governorates system in the Hashemite Kingdom of , Kerak Became a governorate on June 16, 1966, with Waheeb Al-Bitar as its first governor|
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|The governorate is connected to the rest of Jordan by two highways:• Improve the quality of our services and develop new ones• Google uses and data to:• The next census is scheduled for 2014 Demographics of Karak Governorate 2004 Census 2010 Estimate Female to Male ratio 49||Of the non-Jordanians, the male-to-female ratio was 55|
|The estimated population as of 2010 is about 239,000||The city of was the site of the first clash between the Muslim Arabs and the at the in 629 AD|
Geography [ ] The land of Karak Governorate is situated along the south eastern coast of the and the mountain chain known as the Mountains of Moab.16