:"For the city in the Philippines, see Tabuk City, Kalinga. For the Iraqi rifle, see Tabuk Sniper Rifle"Infobox Settlement
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Tabuk (تبوك; also spelled Tabouk) is the capital city of the Tabuk province in north western Saudi Arabia. It has a population of 441,351 (2004 census).


Around Tabuk, the Battle of Tabouk took place in the time of Muhammad.

Around 500 BC, Tabuk town (then known as "Taboo") was, together with Al Ola, the capital of the prosperous Al Ayaneyean.Fact|date=June 2007

Monuments include the historic mosque, the Tabuk fortress and a railway station dating back to the Ottoman empire. In the Tabuk region, a number of important archeological sites can be found, including Al Bidaa.

Geography and Climate

Desertous continental weather with hot summers and mild winters. Temperature in the summers are between 80-114°F (27-46°C) while in winter between 39-64°F (4-18°C) with wide spread frosts freezes common with temperatures reaching low 20s °F (-6°C) in some winters. Rainfall in Tabuk Area falls in the winter months from November to March and precipitation ranges between 2 - 6 inches ( 50 - 150 mm) with some not uncommon snow every 3-4 years.

External links

* [ Saudi Arabian Travel and Trekking Guide] , A travel site with photos and routes

The city of Tabuk in the northwest of Saudi Arabia, a regional capital of Tabuk, Tabuk and is the garrison town of Saudi Arabia is the second largest air base in the world, Moreover, the presence of 5 brigades of the Royal Saudi Land Forces, located approximately 700 North agent Medina. And has a population of the city of Tabuk 740,351 people, according to statistics in 2004. And the name had been called Thabo for almost 500 years BC. And there's also the famous Tabuk Mount almonds Bouapadh brilliant in winter.

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