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.

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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

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Other Names for Asir

Arabic:  عسير Arabic:  منطقة عسير English:  'Asir Russian:  Административный округ Асир Russian:  Асир Asir Region High ‘Asir Mintaqat 'Asir Province of Upper Asir ‘Asīr

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