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List of islands of Saudi Arabia

There are approximately 1300 islands in Saudi Arabia.[1] This list includes some islands of Saudi Arabia.

Location of islands [ edit ]

Location of islands in  Saudi Arabia

Islands on the southern coast of the Red Sea [ edit ]

Farasan Island [ edit ]

The Farasan Islands is a group of islands located offshore of Jizan on southwestern of Saudi Arabia. The group includes:[3]

  • Farasan al-Kabir
  • As-Saqid (Sajid)
  • Ad-Dissan (Dusan)
  • Zufaf (Zifaf)
  • Sasawah (Sasu)
  • Qummah
  • Dumsuk (Dumsuq)
  • Manzar Abu ash-Shawk
  • Kayyirah
  • Jabal Muhammad
  • Sajid Island

Islands on the northern coast of the Red Sea [ edit ]

The islands located on the Northern coast of the Red Sea include [4]

  • Al Nabageyah
  • Al Uwandiyah
  • Riykhah
  • Mardunah
  • Ad Dahrah
  • Sheikh Marbat
  • Mrumah
  • Mezebeyah
  • Harr
  • Ber-reem
  • Umm al Malek
  • Jazayah
  • Attaweel
  • Umm Qshaiyat
  • Al Munqaleb
  • Umm Khadav
  • Shusha island[7]

Islands on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia [ edit ]

  • Abu Ali Island[8]
  • Tarout Island.

Persian Gulf Coral Islands [ edit ]

These are six islands situated on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia in the Persian Gulf:[9]

  • Juraid
  • Jana Island
  • Kurain
  • Karan Island
  • Arabiyah
  • Harqus

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "VIDEO: Do you know there are 1,300 islands in Saudi Arabia?". english.alarabiya.net. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  2. ^ "Kutambil island: BirdLife Data Zone". datazone.birdlife.org. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  3. ^ "Farasan Islands Protected Area". UNESCO- World Heritage Centre.
  4. ^ Shobrak, M.Y. and Aloufi, A.A., 2014. Status of breeding seabirds on the Northern Islands of the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia. Saudi journal of biological sciences, 21(3), pp.238-249.
  5. ^ "The Legal Status of Tiran and Sanafir Island"(PDF). King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. 2017.
  6. ^ "Jezîret Tīrān, Saudi Arabia - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates". geographic.org. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  7. ^ United States. Defense Mapping Agency. Topographic Center (1978). Saudi Arabia, Official Standard Names Approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. Defense Mapping Agency Topographic Center. pp. 13–.
  8. ^ Babbington, Jem. "Abu Ali Island - Location Details". Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  9. ^ Babbington, Jem. "Saudi Arabian Gulf Coral Islands". Birds of Saudi Arabia. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
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