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Map of 'Asir district in Saudi Arabia

Basic information about 'Asir
'Asir or 'Aseer /ˈɑːsɪər/ (Arabic: عسير ʿAsīr) is a region of Saudi Arabia located in the southwest of the country, named after the tribe of Asir which has the same name. It has an area of 81,000 km² and an estimated population of 2,190,000 It shares a short border with Yemen. Its capital is Abha. Other towns include Khamis Mushayt, Qal'at Bishah and Bareq. The regional governor is Faisal bin Khalid (appointed 16 May 2007), a son of King Khalid bin Abdulaziz. He replaced his cousin, Khalid Al Faisal in the post, who was made governor of Makkah Region on the same day.
Cities, towns & villages in 'Asir
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Qal‘at BīshahBisha (Arabic: بيشة‎‎, Bīšah), also known as Qal`at Bishah (Arabic: قلعة بيشة‎‎, Qalʿat Bīšah), is a town in the south-western Saudi Arabian province, 'Asir. It is located at 20°0′0″N 42°36′0″E / 20.00000°N 42.60000°E. Bisha was its own province before merging with its neighboring province, 'Asir. Bisha has a population of 205,346 according to the 2010 Census, with nearly 240 villages and 58 larger settlements that are spread out on both sides of the Bisha Valley (the longest valley in the Arabian Peninsula). The city is located to the south of the Arabian Peninsula, which is almost entirely under the administration of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It stands at an altitude of approximately 610 meters (2,000 ft.) above sea level. Show Qal‘at Bīshahon the map
MīfahMifa (also transliterated as Mifah or Al-Mifa , Arabic: is a village in the sub-governorate of Bariq in the province of Asir, Saudi Arabia. It is located at an elevation of 476 metres (1,562 ft) and has a population of about 500 to 2,000.Mifa was the capital of Jabali tribe, and was a most important market (held on Saturday ) of the neighbourhood. Show Mīfahon the map
Khamis MushaitKhamis Mushait or Khamis Mushayt (Arabic: خميس مشيط‎‎, Ḫamīs Mušayṭ) is a city in south-west Saudi Arabia, located east of Abha, the provincial seat of the Asir province, 1,300 kilometres (810 mi) 650 nautical miles from Dhahran and 884 kilometres (549 mi) from the national capital of Riyadh.It is the capital of the Shahran Tribe. Show Khamis Mushaiton the map
AbhaAbha (Arabic: أبها‎‎ Abhā) is the capital of Asir province in Saudi Arabia. It is situated 2,200 meters above sea level in the fertile mountains of south-western Saudi Arabia, near Asir National Park. Abha's mild climate makes it a popular tourist destination for Saudis. Show Abhaon the map
MunaydhirMunaydhir (also as Al Munaydhir or Al Munayzir, Arabic: is a village in the sub-governorate of Bariq in the province of Asir, Saudi Arabia. It is located at an elevation of 382 metres (1,253 ft) and has a population of about 500 to 2,000. Show Munaydhiron the map
Al QahabAl Qahab (also as Qahab or Al Qahbh), Arabic: القهبه‎‎) is a village in the sub-governorate of Bariq in the province of Asir, Saudi Arabia. It is located at an elevation of 396 metres (1,299 ft) and has a population up to 500 . Show Al Qahabon the map
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States, regions, administrative units in 'Asir
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Minţaqat ‘Asīr'Asir or 'Aseer /ˈɑːsɪər/ (Arabic: عسير‎‎ ʿAsīr) is a region of Saudi Arabia located in the southwest of the country, named after the tribe of Asir which has the same name. It has an area of 81,000 km² and an estimated population of 2,190,000 It shares a short border with Yemen. Its capital is Abha. Other towns include Khamis Mushayt, Qal'at Bishah and Bareq. The regional governor is Faisal bin Khalid (appointed 16 May 2007), a son of King Khalid bin Abdulaziz. He replaced his cousin, Khalid Al Faisal in the post, who was made governor of Makkah Region on the same day.Show on map