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'Afif
'Afif is located in Saudi Arabia
'Afif
'Afif
Location in Saudi Arabie
Coordinates: 23°54′36″N 42°55′13″E / 23.91000°N 42.92028°E / 23.91000; 42.92028
Kintra Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabie
Province Riyadh
Area code(s) +966-

Afif (Arabic: عفيف‎) is a ceety in central Saudi Arabie, in the Najd region. It is locatit at 23°54′36″N 42°55′13″E / 23.91000°N 42.92028°E / 23.91000; 42.92028, an is situatit approximately hauf-wa atween Riyadh an Mecca. The modren toun wis established in the 1910s as a hijra, or "settlement", for the nomadic tribes o the aurie, pairticularly the tribe o 'Utaybah (see Ikhwan). It haes syne then grown intae a small ceety o some 90,000 people, no coontin the surroondin touns an veelages, which thegither wi 'Afif form the 'Afif Govrenorate.

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