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Al Bahah
الباحة‎ Al Bāḥa
Ceety
Ceety o Al Baha (مَدِيْنةُ الْبَاحَة)
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Al Bahah is located in Saudi Arabia
Al Bahah
Al Bahah
Location o Al Bahah in Saudi Arabie
Coordinates: 20°00′N 41°27′E / 20.000°N 41.450°E / 20.000; 41.450
Kintra Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabie
Province Al Bahah
Established 1600
Government
 • Ceety Govrenor Muhammed Bin Saud
 • Provincial Govrenor Muhammed Bin Saud
Population (2005)
 • Total 360,000
  Al Baha Municipality estimate
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EAT (UTC+3)
Postal Code (5 digits)
Area code(s) +966-7
Website www.al-baha.net

Al Bahah (Arabic: الباحةAl Bāḥa) is a ceety in the sooth wast o Saudi Arabie. It is the caipital o Al Bahah Province nestled atween the resorts o Ta’if an Abha, Al Baha is ane o the Kinrick’s prime tourist attractions. It enjoys a pleasant climate an is surroondit bi mair than fowerty forests, includin Raghdan, al Zaraeb an Baidan. Al Baha is the heidquarters o the Govrenor, local cooncils an branches o govrenmental depairtments. Receivin the state's special attention, the ceety o Al Baha abunds in educational, tourist an health institutions.

The "Pearl o Resorts" is the name given tae Al Baha bi those acquaintit wi the ceety. The "Garden of Hejaz" (Arabic translation: حديقه الحجاز) wis the name given tae Al Baha bi the Sharif o Mecca.

Geography an Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Al Baha leees in the sooth-wast o the kinrick o Saudi Arabie atween the holy Mecca an Aseer. It is the smawest o the Kinrick's provinces (11,000 square km). It is surroondit bi a number o ceeties, includin Taif on the north, Beesha on the east, Abha on the sooth an the Reid Sea coast ceety o Al Qunfuda on the wast. This tourist ceety is situatit in an aurie characterized bi natural tree cover an agricultural plateaus. It consists o sax touns, the maist important o which are Beljarshy, Almandaq, an Almekhwah, in addition tae the Baha ceety, the center o the province. The province comprises 31 admeenistrative centers an haes a population o 533,001.

The muntain road links Al-Baha tae Tihama plain.

The Province is kent for its beauty an haes mony tourist attractions such as forests, wild life auries, valleys & muntains that attract visitors frae aw pairts o the kinrick an the Persie Gulf aurie. Some o these auries are the forests o Raghdan, Ghomsan, Fayk, an Aljabal, an mony ither historical an aircheological steids. It contains mair than 53 forests.

Al Baha is the hame land o the Ghamid an Zahran tribes an is dividit geographically intae three destinct pairts: Sarah which contains the heich muntains characterized bi temperate wather an rich plant cover due tae relatively heich annual rainfaw, Tehama which is the lawland coastal aurie tae the wast o the Sarah characterized bi vera hot an humid weather an vera little rainfaw average, an the third pairt—the eastren hills characterized bi altitude o 1550 tae 1900 meter abuin sea level wi ceul winter an hot simmer an spairse plant cover. The lairgest ceety in the province, baith in population an aurie, is Baljurashi (it wis the first caipital for the province), the seicont ane is Almandaq. In Tehama, there are twa major ceties: Qilwah an Al-Mikhwah. The number o tribes are 18, branchin frae the main anes, Ghamid an Zahran. The province haes 13 settled tribes (wirkin in trades an agricultur) an 5 nomadic tribes.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate in Al Baha is greatly affectit bi its varyin geographic featurs. Generally speakin, the climate in Al-Baha is mild wi temperaturs rangin atween 12-23 degrees Celsius. Due tae its altitude, Al Baha's climate is moderate in simmer an cauld in winter. The aurie attracts visitors leukin for a moderate climate an pristine, scenic views.

In the Tehama aurie o the province, which is doun on the coast, the climate is hot in the simmer an warm in the winter. Humidity ranges frae 52% - 67%.

While in the muntainous region, which is kent as As-Sarah, the wather is ceuler in simmer an winter. Rainfaw is heicher in the muntainous region wi faws in the range o 229 – 581 mm. The average throughoot the whole region is 100–250 mm annually.

Climate data for Al Baha
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record heich °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
29
(84)
30
(86)
33
(91)
34
(93)
33
(91)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
34
(93)
Average heich °C (°F) 12
(54)
14
(57)
16
(61)
23
(73)
25
(77)
28
(82)
30
(86)
30
(86)
27
(81)
25
(77)
23
(73)
20
(68)
20
(68)
Average laich °C (°F) 08
(46)
09
(48)
11
(52)
13
(55)
18
(64)
21
(70)
24
(75)
23
(73)
21
(70)
15
(59)
11
(52)
09
(48)
12
(54)
Record laich °C (°F) −4
(25)
−2
(28)
2
(36)
3
(37)
4
(39)
7
(45)
10
(50)
10
(50)
9
(48)
2
(36)
−3
(27)
−4
(25)
−4
(25)
Rainfall mm (inches) 48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
48
(1.89)
576
(22.68)
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Coordinates: 20°01′N 41°28′E / 20.017°N 41.467°E / 20.017; 41.467