Abu `Arish

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Abu `Arish
Abu `Arish is located in Saudi Arabia
Abu `Arish
Abu `Arish
Location in Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 16°58′08″N 42°49′57″E / 16.96889°N 42.83250°E / 16.96889; 42.83250Coordinates: 16°58′08″N 42°49′57″E / 16.96889°N 42.83250°E / 16.96889; 42.83250
Country  Saudi Arabia
Province Jizan
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
 • Summer (DST) EAT (UTC+3)

Abu `Arish is a city in Jizan Province, in south-western Saudi Arabia.[1] Historically, Abu `Arish well known of its farms and pure water. Abu Arish is located at the heart of the region. Due to its location it is the commercial center of the region. Most of brands are there. Fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, Kentucky, and Hardee's are there. The majority of the people of the city are well educated and open to others. [2]


  1. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. GeoNames database entry. (search) Accessed 13 May 2011.
  2. ^ Prothero, G.W. (1920). Arabia. London: H.M. Stationery Office. p. 97.