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'Asir Region

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The Asir Region (or Aseer, عسير) is a region of Saudi Arabia located in the southwest of the country that is named after the ʿAsīr tribe. [1]

43 relations: Abha, Aelius Gallus, Al Bahah Region, Al-Namas, Alfalfa, Bareq, Barley, Basket, Bisha, Capital city, Coffee, Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Fog, Frankincense, Habala, Hadhramaut, Ibn Saud, Ikhwan, ISO 3166-2:SA, Jabal Sawda, Jizan Region, Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Khamis Mushait, Makkah Region, Najran Region, Regions of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Region, Saada Governorate, Saleh Al-Qadhi, Sarat Ubaida Governorate, Saudi Arabia, Senna (plant), Sesame, Somalis, South Arabia, St John Philby, Straw, Tanomah, Tathlith Governorate, W. W. Norton & Company, Wheat, Yemen.


Abha (أَبْـهَـا) is the capital of 'Asir province in Saudi Arabia.

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Aelius Gallus

Gaius Aelius Gallus was a Roman prefect of Egypt from 26 to 24 BC.

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Al Bahah Region

Al-Bahah Region is a region of Saudi Arabia.

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Al-Namas (النماص) is a governorate in 'Asir Province, Saudi Arabia about north of Abha.

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Alfalfa, Medicago sativa also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world.

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Bareq (بارق.; also transliterated as), is one of the governorates of Asir in the north-west of the region, north of Abha.

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Barley (Hordeum vulgare), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain grown in temperate climates globally.

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A basket is a container which is traditionally constructed from stiff fibers, which can be made from a range of materials, including wood splints, runners, and cane.

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Bisha (بيشة), also known as Qal`at Bishah (قلعة بيشة), is a town in the south-western Saudi Arabian province, 'Asir.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant.

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Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Faisal bin Khalid (Arabic: فيصل بن خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود) (born 1954) is the governor of Asir Region and a member of House of Saud.

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Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface.

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Frankincense (also known as olibanum, לבונה, Arabic) is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes, obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia in the family Burseraceae, particularly Boswellia sacra (syn: B. bhaw-dajiana), B. carterii33, B. frereana, B. serrata (B. thurifera, Indian frankincense), and B. papyrifera.

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Habala (Arabic:حبلة) is a small mountain village in 'Asir Region of Saudi Arabia.

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Hadramaut, Hadhramaut, Hadramout, Hadramawt or Ḥaḍramūt (حضرموت Ḥaḍramawt; Musnad: 𐩢𐩳𐩧𐩣𐩩) is a region on the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Ibn Saud

Abdulaziz ibn Abdul Rahman ibn Faisal ibn Turki ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad Al Saud (عبد العزيز بن عبد الرحمن آل سعود,; 15 January 1875 – 9 November 1953), usually known within the Arab world as Abdulaziz and in the West as Ibn Saud, was the first monarch and founder of Saudi Arabia, the "third Saudi state".

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The Ikhwan (الإخوان, (The) Brethren), also Akhwan, was the first Saudi army made up of traditionally nomadic tribesmen which formed a significant military force of the ruler Ibn Saud and played an important role in establishing him as ruler of most of the Arabian Peninsula in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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ISO 3166-2:SA

ISO 3166-2:SA is the entry for Saudi Arabia in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Jabal Sawda

Jabal Sawda is a peak located in Saudi Arabia, with an elevation of around.

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Jizan Region

Jizan Region (جيزان) is the second smallest (after Al Bahah) region of Saudi Arabia.

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Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud

Khalid al-Faisal Al Saud (خالد الفيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود) (born 24 February 1940) is the current Governor of Makkah Province in Saudi Arabia.

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Khalid of Saudi Arabia

Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود; 13 February 1913 – 13 June 1982) was King of Saudi Arabia from 1975 to 1982.

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Khamis Mushait

Khamis Mushait or Khamis Mushayt (خميس مشيط) is a city in south-west Saudi Arabia, located east of Abha, the provincial seat of the Asir province, 650 nautical miles from Dhahran and from the national capital of Riyadh.

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Makkah Region

The Makkah Region or Mecca Region (مِـنْـطَـقَـة مَـكَّـة الـمُـكَـرَّمَـة) is the most populous region (minṭaqah) in Saudi Arabia.

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Najran Region

Najran (نجران) is a region of Saudi Arabia, located in the south of the country along the border with Yemen.

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Regions of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is divided into 13 regions (مناطق إدارية; manātiq idāriyya, sing. منطقة إدارية; mintaqah idariyya).

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Riyadh Region

The Riyadh Region (منطقة الرياض) is a region (mintaqah) of Saudi Arabia, also called Al-Wosta, located in the center of the country.

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Saada Governorate

Saada (صعدة) is one of the governorates of Yemen.

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Saleh Al-Qadhi

Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Qadhi (Arabic: صالح بن عبد الله القاضي, born January 11, 1959) is current Mayor of Asir Region, Saudi Arabia.

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Sarat Ubaida Governorate

Sarat Ubaida Governorate (Arabic: محافظة سراة عبيدة), located in the southwestern part of Saudi Arabia, is one of twelve governorates of the 'Asir Region of that country.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Senna (plant)

Senna (from Arabic sanā), the sennas, is a large genus of flowering plants in the legume family Fabaceae, and the subfamily Caesalpinioideae.

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Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum, also called benne.

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Somalis (Soomaali, صوماليون) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula).

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South Arabia

South Arabia is a historical region that consists of the southern region of the Arabian Peninsula, mainly centered in what is now the Republic of Yemen, yet it has also historically included Najran, Jizan, and 'Asir, which are presently in Saudi Arabia, and the Dhofar of present-day Oman.

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St John Philby

Harry St John Bridger Philby, CIE (3 April 1885 – 30 September 1960), also known as Jack Philby or Sheikh Abdullah (الشيخ عبدالله), was a British Arabist, adviser, explorer, writer, and colonial office intelligence officer.

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Straw is an agricultural by-product, the dry stalks of cereal plants, after the grain and chaff have been removed.

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Tanomah (تنومة) is a city in south-west Saudi Arabia, population 40,000.

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Tathlith Governorate

Tathlith is a Saudi Arabian governorate located within 'Asir Province.

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W. W. Norton & Company


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Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.

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Yemen (al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/'Asir_Region

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