Hejaz

The Hejaz covers the central Red Sea coast of . Home to both commercial hub and the Islamic holy cities of and , this is where the famous railway from led in its brief heyday, and while politically somewhat eclipsed by , Jeddah in particular remains the most cosmopolitan city in the country.
Photo: MartinCollin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

Once a dusty desert town, , in what is now , is today the real for Muslims. Photo: Al Jazeera English, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is on the Red Sea in western . It is the kingdom's second largest city, with a population of approximately 3,400,000, and a major commercial center in the country. Photo: Haster, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in , to the north of . Photo: Medineli, Public domain.

is a city in western . It is in the mountains near and was once used as the summer capital, letting the royal family get out of the much hotter . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hejaz

Latitude of center
23.5036° or 23° 30' 13" north
Longitude of center
40.8597° or 40° 51' 34.9" east

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Hixhazi
  • Arabic: أهل الحجاز
  • Arabic: الحجاز
  • Arabic: حجاز
  • Arabic: منطقة الحجاز
  • Armenian: Հիժազ
  • Armenian: Հիջազ
  • Asturian: Hiyaz
  • Azerbaijani: Hicaz
  • Bashkir: Хиджаз, Хиджәз
  • Bashkir: Хижәз
  • Basque: Al-Hijaz
  • Basque: Hijaz
  • Basque: Hiyaz
  • Belarusian: Гіджаз
  • Belarusian: Хіджаз
  • Bengali: হেজাজ
  • Bosnian: Hidžaz
  • Bulgarian: Хиджаз
  • Catalan: Al-Higāz
  • Catalan: Hedjaz
  • Catalan: Hejaz
  • Catalan: Hidjaz
  • Catalan: Hijaz
  • Catalan: Hiyaz
  • Central Kurdish: حیجاز
  • Chechen: Хьиджаз
  • Chinese: Hejaz
  • Chinese: 希贾兹
  • Chinese: 汉志
  • Chinese: 漢志
  • Croatian: Hedžas
  • Croatian: Hedžaz
  • Croatian: Hidžas
  • Croatian: Hidžaz
  • Czech: Hedžáz
  • Czech: Hidžáz
  • Czech: Hídžaz
  • Czech: Hídžáz
  • Czech: Království Hidžáz
  • Danish: Hejaz
  • Danish: Hijaz
  • Dhivehi: ޙިޖާޒު
  • Dutch: Hedjaz
  • Dutch: Hedzjaz
  • Dutch: Hejaz
  • Dutch: Hidjaz
  • Dutch: Hijaz
  • Egyptian Arabic: الحجاز
  • English: El Hejaz
  • Esperanto: Heĝazo
  • Esperanto: Hiĝazo
  • Estonian: Al-Hijaz
  • Estonian: Al-Ḩijāz
  • Estonian: Hidžaz
  • Finnish: Hejaz
  • Finnish: Hijas
  • Finnish: Hijaz
  • French: Hedjaz
  • French: Hejaz
  • French: Hijaz
  • Georgian: ჰიჯაზი
  • German: Al-Ḥijāz
  • German: Hedjas
  • German: Hedschas
  • German: Hedschaz
  • German: Hidschaz
  • German: Hidschāz
  • German: Ḥijāz
  • Greek: Χετζάζ
  • Greek: Χετζάζη
  • Hausa: Hijaz
  • Hebrew: חג'אז
  • Hebrew: חיג'אז
  • Hebrew: חיג'ז
  • Hindi: हिजाज़
  • Hindi: हेजाज़
  • Hungarian: Hidzsáz
  • Icelandic: Hejaz
  • Indonesian: Hejaz
  • Indonesian: Hijaz
  • Indonesian: Hizaz
  • Italian: Hegiaz
  • Italian: Hejaz
  • Italian: Higaz
  • Italian: Higiaz
  • Italian: Hijaz
  • Italian: Hijàz
  • Japanese: ヒジャズ
  • Japanese: ヒジャーズ
  • Japanese: ヒジャーズ地方
  • Japanese: ヘジャズ
  • Kazakh: Xïdjaz
  • Kazakh: Хиджаз
  • Kazakh: حىيدجاز
  • Korean: 헤자즈
  • Korean: 히자즈
  • Latin: Hegiazum
  • Latin: Hidiazum
  • Latvian: Hidžāzs
  • Lithuanian: Chidžazas
  • Lithuanian: Hidžazas
  • Malay: Hijaz
  • Malayalam: ഹിജാസ്
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hejaz
  • Mongolian: Хижаз
  • N'Ko: ߤߌߖߊߖ߭
  • Norwegian: Hedsjas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hedsjas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hejaz
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hejjaz-fjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hejjaz
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hijaz-fjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hijaz
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hijjaz
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hedsjas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hejaz
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hijaz
  • Persian: حجاز
  • Polish: Al-Hidżaz
  • Polish: Hedżaz
  • Polish: Hidżaz
  • Portuguese: Hejaz
  • Portuguese: Hijaz
  • Romanian: Hidjaz
  • Russian: Хиджаз
  • Scots: Hejaz
  • Serbian: Hidžaz
  • Serbian: Хејаз
  • Serbian: Хеџас
  • Serbian: Хиџаз
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hedjaz
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hedžaz
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hejaz
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hidžaz
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vilajet Hidžaz
  • Sindhi: حجاز
  • Slovenian: Hidžaz
  • Somali: Xijaas
  • South Azerbaijani: حجاز
  • Spanish: Al-Hijaz
  • Spanish: Al-Ḩijaz
  • Spanish: Al-Ḩijāz
  • Spanish: Al Hijaz
  • Spanish: Al Ḩijaz
  • Spanish: Al Ḩijāz
  • Spanish: Hedjaz
  • Spanish: Hejaz
  • Spanish: Hijaz
  • Spanish: Hiyaz
  • Sundanese: Hijaz
  • Swedish: Al-Hidjaz
  • Swedish: Hedjas
  • Swedish: Hedjaz
  • Swedish: Hejaz
  • Swedish: Hijaz
  • Tagalog: Hejaz
  • Tajik: Ҳиҷоз
  • Tamil: ஹெஜாஸ்
  • Tatar: Хиҗаз
  • Telugu: హిజాజ్
  • Thai: ฮิญาซ
  • Turkish: Hicaz
  • Ukrainian: Хіджаз
  • Urdu: حجاز
  • Uzbek: Hijoz
  • Vietnamese: Hejaz
  • Volapük: Häcavän
  • Welsh: Hejaz
  • Welsh: Hijaz
  • Western Armenian: Հիժազ
  • Western Frisian: Hidjas
  • Western Panjabi: حجاز
  • Wu Chinese: 汉志
  • Yue Chinese: 漢志

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