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Al Madinah Region

Madinah Region
Region
المدينة المنورة
Map of Saudi Arabia with Madinah highlighted
Map of Saudi Arabia with Madinah highlighted
Capital Medina
Boroughs 7
Government
 • Governor - Emir Faisal bin Salman
Area
 • Total 151,990 km2 (58,680 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 1,777,933
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2 03
The Madinah Region (Arabic: المدينة المنورةAl-Madīnah al-Munawarah) is a region of Saudi Arabia, located on the country's west side, along the Red Sea coast. It has an area of 151,990 km² and a population of 1,777,973 (2010 Census), subdivided into seven governorates (muḥafaẓat):
Governorate Population
Medina 995,619
Al Hunakiyah 52,549
Mahd Al Thahab 53,687
Al-`Ula 57,495
Badr 58,088
Khaybar 45,489
Yanbu Al Bahar 249,797

The regional capital is Medina, the second holiest city in Islam.[1] Other cities in the province include Yanbu' al Bahr and Badr Hunayn. It also contains Mada'in Saleh, a pre-Islamic UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Governors

References

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External links

  • Emirate of Al Madinah Official website
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