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For the mythological weapon wielded by the Akkadian god Ninurta, see Sharur (mythological weapon).
Sharurah is located in Saudi Arabia
Location in Najran Province, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 17°29′N 047°07′E / 17.483°N 47.117°E / 17.483; 47.117Coordinates: 17°29′N 047°07′E / 17.483°N 47.117°E / 17.483; 47.117
Country  Saudi Arabia
Province Najran
Population [1]
 • Total 220,977

Sharurah (Arabic: شرورة‎‎) is a town in Najran Province, Southern Saudi Arabia, approximately 200 miles east of the town of Najran.

It is located in the Empty Quarter desert near the Yemeni border, and functions mainly as a border town. Sharurah had a population of 85,977 at the 2010 Census.[1] It served by Sharurah Domestic Airport, a small airport with services to Riyadh, Abha and Jeddah.


  1. ^ a b "Saudi Arabia: Sharurah". Geohive.