• Country: Jordan
  • City: Amman
  • Population: 4,061,150
  • Area: 1,680 km2
Yousef Shawarbeh

Mayor: Yousef Shawarbeh

Yousef Shawarbeh (born 1968) is a Jordanian politician, the 40th and current mayor of Amman, Jordan since 2017. Shawarbeh holds a master's degree in law. Shawarbeh was a member of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) and headed Tareq neighbourhood's local committee. He was appointed deputy mayor of the GAM in September 2013 and mayor Amman in August 2017. In March 2022, the Cabinet renewed his mayoral mandate.

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Amman is the capital and the largest city of Jordan, and the country’s economic, political, and cultural center. With a population of 4,061,150 as of 2021, Amman is Jordan’s primate city and is the largest city in the Levant region, the fifth-largest city in the Arab world, and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East.