Turubah

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Turubah
Arabic: تربة
Town
Turubah is located in Saudi Arabia
Turubah
Turubah
Turabah's location inside Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 21°10′12″N 41°36′00″E / 21.17000°N 41.60000°E / 21.17000; 41.60000Coordinates: 21°10′12″N 41°36′00″E / 21.17000°N 41.60000°E / 21.17000; 41.60000
Country  Saudi Arabia
Province Makkah Province
Area
 • Total 8 sq mi (20 km2)
Population (2004)
 • Total 31,999

Turabah (Arabic: تربة‎, pronounced truba) is a city in Makkah Province in western Saudi Arabia, located in the valley of the same name. Turubah is located south of the mountain of Hadhn ("Jebel Hadhn"), to the southeast of Mecca. It is therefore considered on the border between the topographic regions of Hejaz and Najd. The town's traditional inhabitants are the tribe of Al-Bugum. The population of Turubah was 31999 in 2004, while the population of Turubah Governorate was 42,810.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turabah". Saudi Central Department of Statistics and Information. Retrieved 22 November 2013.