Asir

The ʿAsir Region is a region of Saudi Arabia located in the southwest of the country that is named after the ʿAsīr tribe. It has an area of 76,693 square kilometres and an estimated population of 2,211,875.

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

, is a city in southwestern near the border with . Photo: Irshadpp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

or Khamis Mushait is a city in south-west , located east of , the provincial seat of the Asir province, 1,300 kilometres 650 nautical miles from and 884 kilometres from the national capital of . Photo: Aiman titi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Asir

Latitude of center
19.15° or 19° 9' north
Longitude of center
42.95° or 42° 57' east
Population
2,190,000
Elevation
1624 metres (5328 feet)
Geo­Names ID
108179

Also Known As

  • Arabic: Asir
  • Arabic: Minţaqat ‘Asīr
  • Arabic: إمارة عسير
  • Arabic: إمارة منطقة عسير
  • Arabic: اماره منطقه عسير
  • Arabic: عسير (السعودية)
  • Arabic: عسير (منطقة)
  • Arabic: عسير
  • Arabic: مقاطعة عسير
  • Arabic: منطقة عسير
  • Azerbaijani: Əsir bölgəsi
  • Belarusian: Асыр
  • Belarusian: Асір
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Асір
  • Bengali: আছির প্রদেশ
  • Bengali: আসির প্রদেশ
  • Catalan: Província d'Asir
  • Catalan: Província de l'Asir
  • Catalan: Regió d'Asir
  • Catalan: Regió de l'Asir
  • Cebuano: Minţaqat ‘Asīr
  • Chinese: ʿAsīr Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 阿西尔
  • Chinese: 阿西尔省
  • Chinese: 阿西爾省
  • Croatian: Asir (pokrajina)
  • Croatian: Asir
  • Czech: 'Asir
  • Czech: 'Asír
  • Czech: Asir
  • Czech: Asír
  • Danish: Asir Region
  • Dutch: Asir
  • Egyptian Arabic: منطقه عسير
  • English: 'Asir Province
  • English: 'Asir Region
  • Esperanto: Emirlando Asiro
  • Esperanto: Regiono Asiro
  • Estonian: Asir
  • Estonian: Asiri provints
  • Estonian: ‘Asīr
  • Estonian: ‘Asīri provints
  • Finnish: Asir
  • French: 'Asir
  • French: Asir
  • Georgian: ასირი
  • German: Asir
  • German: Provinz Asir
  • German: ʿAsīr
  • Greek: Επαρχία Ασίρ
  • Gujarati: આસિર પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: אזור עסיר
  • Hebrew: מחוז עסיר
  • Hindi: असीर प्रांत
  • Hindi: असीर प्रान्त
  • Hungarian: Aszír tartomány
  • Indonesian: 'Asir
  • Indonesian: Provinsi 'Asir
  • Indonesian: Provinsi 'asir
  • Italian: 'Asir
  • Italian: Asir
  • Japanese: アスィール州
  • Kannada: ಆಸಿರ್ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 아시르주
  • Latvian: Asīras mintaka
  • Lithuanian: Asiras
  • Lithuanian: Asiro emyratas
  • Malay: 'Asir
  • Malay: Asir
  • Malayalam: അസീർ പ്രവിശ്യ
  • Marathi: असर प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: ʿAsīr Séng
  • Nepali: असिर प्रान्त
  • Norwegian: Asir
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Asir
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Asir
  • Panjabi: ਅਸੀਰ ਰਿਆਸਤ
  • Persian: استان عسیر
  • Polish: 'Asir
  • Polish: Asir
  • Portuguese: 'Asir
  • Portuguese: Asir
  • Portuguese: Assir
  • Romanian: Provincia 'Asir
  • Russian: Административный округ Асир
  • Russian: Асир
  • Scots: 'Asir Province
  • Serbian: Асир
  • Sinhala: අසීර් කලාපය
  • South Azerbaijani: عسیر اوستانی
  • Spanish: Provincia de Asir
  • Sundanese: Propinsi `Asir
  • Swedish: 'Asir
  • Swedish: Asir
  • Swedish: Assir
  • Tamil: ஆசீர் பகுதி
  • Telugu: యాసిర్ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: จังหวัดอาเซอร์
  • Turkish: Asir
  • Turkish: Asir Bölgesi
  • Uighur: ئاسىر ئۆلكىسى
  • Ukrainian: Асір
  • Urdu: 'Asir
  • Urdu: عسير
  • Urdu: عسير علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Asir
  • Volapük: Lasiriän
  • Waray (Philippines): 'Asir
  • Waray (Philippines): Asir
  • Western Panjabi: عسیر
  • Wu Chinese: 阿西尔省
  • High ‘Asir
  • Province of Upper Asir
  • Provincia di 'Asir

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