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.

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Once a dusty desert town, , in what is now , is today the real for Muslims.

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.

is a city in , to the north of .


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 .


  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  23° 30' 13" (23.5036°) north
  • Longitude of center:  40° 51' 34.9" (40.8597°) east
  • Wikidata:  Hejaz
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Hejaz

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