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Northern Borders Region

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Northern Borders Region

Northern Borders Region
الحدود الشمالية
Map of Saudi Arabia with Northern Borders Province highlighted
Map of Saudi Arabia with Northern Borders Province highlighted
Capital 'Ar'ar
Boroughs 3
 • Governor Mish'aal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Musa'ed Al Saud
 • Total 111,797 km2 (43,165 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 320,524
 • Density 2.9/km2 (7.4/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2 08

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 (preliminary result). The region is sub-divided into three governorates: 'Ar'ar, Rafha and Turayf. Its capital is 'Ar'ar.

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