Rabigh city

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Rabigh Governorate website

Rabigh Governorate is located on the coast of the Red Sea in the province of Tihama, bordered to the south by the Jeddah Governorate, to the east by Medina and Khalis, and to the north by Madinah, located on a longitude of 39 degrees, and a latitude of 22.48, and away from Jeddah 140 kilometers from the north.

Area and population

Rabigh Governorate is located at an estimated distance of 6.67 thousand square kilometers. It occupies the seventh place in terms of area, and represents about 4.8% of the total area of ​​Makkah Al-Mukarramah region. As for the population, its population reaches 104621 people, or 1.32%, according to the census of 1435 AH / 2013AD.

Occupations in which Rabigh residents work

Residents of the fourth governorate work in a number of professions and businesses, including:

  • Fishing, due to its occurrence on the Red Sea coast.
  • Agriculture, where Rabbagh relies on rain water and torrents.
  • Trade, because it is located on the Durley Road for the passage of pilgrims and pilgrims, in addition to the presence of other major companies, such as:
    • Saudi Aramco Refinery.
    • water treatment.
    • Steam station.
    • Saudi Arabian Cement Company.

Centers in the province of Rabigh

Rabigh Governorate consists of five commercial centers, namely:

  • Nuweiba Center: The center of Nuweiba is located in the center of the governorate, and its area is estimated at 1552.38 square kilometers. It is indicated that it comes in the last rank in terms of the relative importance of the population.
  • Parent Center: The Center for Parents is located in the northeast of the governorate, coming in the last place in terms of the relative importance of the area to the governorate, with an estimated area of ​​652.8 square kilometers, and it represents about 9.7% of the total area of ​​the governorate.
  • Mastourah Center: The center of Mastoura is located in the north of Rabigh Governorate along the Red Sea coast, and its area is estimated at 1282.2 square kilometers.
  • Qadima Center: The Qadima Center is located in the south on the west coast of Rabigh, and it occupies the second place in terms of population, with a population of about 14,149 people.
  • Stone Center: The Hajar Center is located at the southeastern end of Rabigh, with an area of ​​approximately 1,230.98 square kilometers.

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