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What state in Jordan has its capital named after a common Arabic word and what dos it mean?

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  1. The states of Jordan are called governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah in Arabic). Their name are: Ajlun, Al 'Aqabah, Al Balqa', Al Karak, Al Mafraq, 'Amman, At Tafilah, Az Zarqa', Irbid, Jarash, Ma'an, and Madaba.
    The Arabic name al-Karak derives from Aramaic karka "the walled city"

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  2. thank you...i am just unsure if that is a common arabic word

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  3. Another possibility "Aqabah"

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