Northern Borders Region
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Northern Borders Region
Northern Borders Region

Al-?ud?d Al-Shim?liyyah
Map of Saudi Arabia with Northern Borders Province highlighted
Map of Saudi Arabia with Northern Borders Province highlighted
Coordinates: Coordinates: 30°0?N 42°30?E / 30.000°N 42.500°E / 30.000; 42.500
 o GovernorFaisal bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
 o Total111,797 km2 (43,165 sq mi)
 o Total320,524
 o Density2.9/km2 (7.4/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2

The Northern Borders Region (Arabic: Al-?ud?d A?-?am?liyya) is the least populated region of Saudi Arabia. It is located in the north of the country, bordering Iraq and Jordan. It has an area of 111,797 km² and a population of 320,524 at the 2010 census.[1] The region is sub-divided into three governorates: 'Ar'ar, Rafha and Turayf. Its capital is 'Ar'ar.


Administrative divisions

The region is subdivided into four governorates:[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "The Sixteenth Services Guide 2017:Northern Borders Region" (PDF). Central Authority for Statistics.
  2. ^ Saudi Arabia: Regions and Cities

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