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.