Thursday, May 27, 2010

Saudi Arabia - Abha

Aerial view of Abha, Asir region.

The fifth of the five postcards sent by Ivy from Saudi Arabia.

This is from Wikipedia : Abha (Arabic: أبها‎) is the capital of Asir province in Saudi Arabia. It is situated at 2,200 metres (7,200 ft) above sea level in the fertile mountains of south-western Saudi Arabia near the National Park of Asir. Its mild climate makes it a popular tourist destination for Saudis. According to 2004 census figures it has a population of 201,912 with an estimate of 252,126 for 2009.

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