Hejaz

region of western Saudi Arabia, along the mountainous Red Sea coast of the Arabian Peninsula from Jordan on the north to Asir region on the south. ... [7 related articles]
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Hejaz

al-Hejaz, also Hijaz (الحجاز al-Ḥiǧāz, literally "the barrier") is a region in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia. Defined primarily by its western border on the Red Sea, it extends from Haql on the Gulf of Aqaba to Jizan. Its main city is Jeddah, but it is probably better known for the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina. As the..
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Hejaz

Hejaz or Hedjaz (both: hējăz', hejäz') , region, c.150,000 sq mi (388,500 sq km), NW Saudi Arabia, on the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea. Mecca is the chief city. Extending S to Asir, Hejaz is mainly a dissected highland region lying between the narrow, long coastal strip and...
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Hejaz

Historic region of Saudi Arabia, on the Red Sea; area about 290,000 sq km/111,970 sq mi. A former independent kingdom, it merged in 1932 with Nejd to form Saudi Arabia. Historically its principal city has been Mecca. The other main cities are Jiddah, on the coast, Taif, a mountain resort at an altitude of 1,800 m/5,905 ft, and Medina. H...
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