Asir means "south" in Arabic and refers to a region of . Wikivoyage uses "Asir" for the whole southern region of Saudi Arabia including three provinces: The region borders , most of it was once claimed by Yemen, and there are cultural resemblances.


is a city in . The capital of province, its high altitude makes it a popular summer getaway for Saudis.

Jazan also spelled is a port city and the capital of Province southwest of .

is the principal city of province in south-western .

is a city in the region of .

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  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 2,190,000
  • Latitude of center: 19° 9' (19.15°) north
  • Longitude of center: 42° 57' (42.95°) east
  • Elevation: 1624 meters (5328 feet)
  • Wikidata: Asir
  • Wikimedia Commons: Asir Province

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Other Names for Asir

Arabic: عسير, Arabic: منطقة عسير, English: 'Asir, French: Asir, German: Provinz Asir, Italian: Provincia di 'Asir, Portuguese: Asir, Russian: Административный округ Асир, Russian: Асир, Spanish: Provincia de Asir, Asir Region, High ‘Asir, Mintaqat 'Asir, Province of Upper Asir, ‘Asīr
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