city in Tafilah Governorate, Jordan
|• Mayor||Khalid Huneifat|
|• City||18.518 km2 (7.150 sq mi)|
|• Metro||38.771 km2 (14.970 sq mi)|
|Elevation||940 m (3,080 ft)|
|Time zone||GMT +2|
|• Summer (DST)||+3|
The city was part of the Edom kingdom. It was called Tophel at that time . Tafila was occupied by the Nabataean kingdom. After the Roman conquest, it was ruled by the Ghassanids, under the authority of Rome.
- "The General Census - 2015" (PDF). Department of Population Statistics.