List of governorates of Saudi Arabia

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Governorates (Arabic: محافظات‎‎; muhafazat, sing. muhafazah) are the second level of regional administration within Saudi Arabia. Each of Saudi Arabia's 13 regions is sub-divided into governorates. Governorates are further sub-divided into sub-governorates (marakiz, sing. markaz), though some sub-governorates report directly to the provincial capital rather than to one of the governorates. Regional capitals themselves are not included within any governorate but are instead governed by "municipalities" (amanah), with each municipality being headed by a mayor (amin). Governorates in Saudi Arabia can be either "Category A" or "Category B", depending on population size.

List of governorates[edit]

The following lists of governorates by region include (in brackets) the populations at the Census held on 28 April 2010

Al Bahah Region[edit]

  • Al Bahah (103,411)
  • Al Aqiq (47,235)
  • Al Karra (31,380)
  • Al Mandaq (35,629)
  • Al Makhwah (70,664)
  • Baljurashi (65,223)
  • Qilwah (58,246)

Northern Borders Region (Al Hudud ash Shamaliyah)[edit]

Al Jawf Region[edit]

Al Madinah Region[edit]

Al-Qassim Region[edit]

  • Al Badayea (57,164)
  • Al Bukayriyah (57,621)
  • Al Mithnab (44,043)
  • Al Nabhaniyah (47,744)
  • Al Rass (133,482)
  • Al Shimasiyah (10,605)
  • Ayn Ibn Fuhayd (26,336)
  • Buraydah (614,093)
  • Riyadh Al Khabra (34,497)
  • Unayzah (163,729)
  • Uyun Al Jiwa (26,544)

Al Riyadh Region[edit]

'Asir Region[edit]

  • Abha (366,551)
  • Ahad Rafidah (113,043)
  • Al Majaridah (103,531)
  • Al Namas (54,119)
  • Bareq (60,000)
  • Bisha (205,346)
  • Dhahran Al Janub (63,119)
  • Khamis Mushait (512,599)
  • Muhayil (228,979)
  • Rojal (65,406)
  • Sarat Abidah (67,120)
  • Tathlith (59,188)

Eastern Province (Ash Sharqiyah)[edit]

Ha'il Region[edit]

  • Al Khazaiah (102,588)
  • Al Shinan (41,641)
  • Baqaa (40,157)
  • Ha'il (412,758)

Jizan Region[edit]

  • Abu `Arish (197,112)
  • Ahad Al Masarihah (110,710)
  • Al Darb (69,134)
  • Al Dayer (58,494)
  • Al Aridhah (76,705)
  • Al Edabi (60,799)
  • Al Haridhah (18,586)
  • Al Reeth (18,961)
  • Baish (77,442)
  • Damad (71,601)
  • Farasan (17,999)
  • Jizan (157,536)
  • Sabya (228,375)
  • Samtah (201,656)

Makkah Region[edit]

Najran Region[edit]

  • Badr Al Janub (11,117)
  • Hubuna (20,400)
  • Khubash (22,133)
  • Najran (329,112)
  • Sharurah (85,977)
  • Thar (16,047)
  • Yadamah (16,851)

Tabuk Region[edit]

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