Northern Borders Province

The Northern Borders Region (Arabic: منطقة الحدود الشماليةAl-Ḥudūd Aš-Šamāliyya) 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.

Northern Borders Region

الحدود الشمالية
Al-Ḥudūd Al-Shimāliyyah
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
Country Saudi Arabia
Capital'Ar'ar
Boroughs3
Government
 • GovernorFaisal bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Area
 • Total111,797 km2 (43,165 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total375,310
 • Density3.4/km2 (8.7/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2
08

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1992229,060—    
2004279,971+1.69%
2010321,880+2.35%
2018375,310+1.94%
source:[2]

Administrative divisionsEdit

The region is subdivided into four governorates:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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