Sharurah

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Sharurah

شرورة
Sharurah is located in Saudi Arabia
Sharurah
Sharurah
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
ProvinceNajran
Population
(2016)[1]
 • Total220,977

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. The airport is also home to a drone base belonging to an unknown military.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saudi Arabia: Sharurah". Geohive. Archived from the original on 2013-08-28.