Map of Saudi Arabia with Tabuk highlighted
|o Governor||Fahd bin Sultan|
|o Total||146,072 km2 (56,399 sq mi)|
|o Density||6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)|
Tabuk (Arabic: ? Min?aqat Tab?k), also spelled Tabouk, is a region of Saudi Arabia, located along the north-west coast of the country, facing Egypt across the Red Sea. It has an area of 146,072 km² and a population of 910,030 (2017). Its capital is Tabuk. The governor is Fahd bin Sultan since 1987.
The history of the Tabuk region dates back to 5,000 years ago. The region is identified with the land of Madyan. The region is traversed by the Hejaz Railway, which was a focus for attacks during the Arab Revolt of 1916/18.
The Tabuk region (Astra) exports flowers to Europe.
The governors of the region since 1926 are as follows: