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  2. Provinces of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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    After the unification of Saudi Arabia, the kingdom was divided into seven provinces: the ' Asir Province, Al Hasa' Province, the Hejaz Province, the Najd Province, the Rub' al-Khali Province and the Shammar Province. [1]

  3. Hejaz - Wikipedia

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    It is thus known as the "Western Province", and it is bordered in the west by the Red Sea, in the north by Jordan, in the east by the Najd, and in the south by the Region of 'Asir. Its largest city is Jeddah, which is the second-largest city in Saudi Arabia, with Mecca and Medina, respectively, being the fourth- and fifth-largest cities in the ...

  4. Mecca - Wikipedia

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    Mecca (/ ˈ m ɛ k ə /; officially Makkah al-Mukarramah, commonly shortened to Makkah) is the capital of Mecca Province in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia and the holiest city according to Islam. It is 70 km (43 mi) inland from Jeddah on the Red Sea, in a narrow valley 277 m (909 ft) above sea level. Its last recorded population was ...

  5. Subdivisions of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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    The Subdivisions of Saudi Arabia, officially the Organization of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as provided by the Regions' System, issued on 27 Sha'baan 1412 AH ( civil calendar: 28 February 1992) by Royal Order A/92, amended by Royal Order No. A/21 on 30 Rabi' al-Awal 1414 AH, divided the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into 13 emirates (provinces ...

  6. Yanbu - Wikipedia

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    Postal Code. (5 digits) Area code. +966-14. Yanbu ( Arabic: ينبع, romanized : Yanbu', lit. 'Spring'), also known simply as Yambu or Yenbo, is a city in the Al Madinah Province of western Saudi Arabia. It is approximately 300 kilometers northwest of Jeddah (at 24°05′N 38°00′E ). The population is 331,916 (2022 census).

  7. Mecca Province - Wikipedia

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    The Mecca Province ( Arabic: مِنْطَقَة مَكَّة, romanized : Minṭaqat Makka, [a] Arabic pronunciation: [ˈmin.tˤa.qat ˈmak.ka] ), officially Makkah Province, [2] is one of the 13 provinces of Saudi Arabia. It is the third-largest province by area at 153,128 km 2 (59,123 sq mi) and the most populous with a population of ...

  8. List of governorates of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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    e. The Governorates of Saudi Arabia, officially the Governorates of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ( Arabic: محافظات المملكة العربية السعودية) are the 136 governorates (second-level administrative division) that form the 13 emirates of Saudi Arabia. The governorates are classified into three categories according to ...

  9. Taif - Wikipedia

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    'The circulated or encircled', Hejazi Arabic pronunciation: [atˤˈ tˤaː(j)ɪf]) is a city and governorate in the Province of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Located at an elevation of 1,879 m (6,165 ft) in the slopes of the Hijaz Mountains , which themselves are part of the Sarat Mountains , [2] the city has a population of 563,282 people in 2022 ...