Al-Baha city is the capital of Al-Baha region and the administrative and commercial areas. There are major commercial departments and centers in it, in addition to popular markets, the most important of which is: Thursday Market. The city is surrounded by many forests, including: Raghadan Forest, Al-Shahba Forest, Dar Al-Jabal, and Zarqa. It is bordered by the governorate of Al-Mandeq and Al-Makhwah governorate from the west, from the south by Baljurashi governorate, and from the east by Al-Aqiq governorate.

It is located in the southwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and represents a location among the tourist areas.

The climate

The Hijaz sector is a scene of moist air fronts that come from the devouring plain, causing clouds and fog to form. And the anger of what the body is exposed to from the red section. In addition to thunderstorms; low temperatures; adjustment for heavy rain; While it is characterized by a mild climate in the spring and summer seasons. As for the business sector, its climate is different from the Hijaz sector, and this is due to the close distance between the two sectors. undulating coastal plains where the temperature is summer; warm winter; And mild in the spring. In general, the climate of the Al-Baha region is within the arid region. However, the climate is moderately cold in winter and mild in the rest of the year. Participation in the region ranges from 52% to 67%; and atmospheric pressure between 602 to 607; Average temperature: 23 degrees high and 12 degrees low; While the average rainfall in the Hijaz sector ranged from 229 mm to 581 mm annually, in the Tihama sector it ranged from 100 mm to 250 mm annually.

Educational services

The city has general education schools; holy Quran Study schools ; Special Education ; scientific institutes; vocational institutes; Commercial Institute ; College of Technology ; healthy college; the Community College of Umm Al-Qura University; and Al-Baha University for boys and girls - studies began in 1428 -; Al-Baha University.

Culture and sports

Al-Baha Literary Club is considered one of the tributaries of culture and active at the level of the Kingdom in terms of local participation.


- Al Ain Club

- Hijaz Club

- Al-Baha Club

- Qilwa Club


The left-hand side features the markets and handicrafts that characterize the area; where monuments, forts, buildings and heritage villages are spread; In addition to parks and dense forests; And from:

Raghadan Forest: It is located 4 km northwest of the city of Al-Baha, and on the edges it provides wide scenes to the bottom of the cliff and the bottom of the valley. It overlooks the Aqaba Road, which connects the city of Al-Baha with Al-Makhwah Governorate. The next path to the north leads to another, as Amdan Forest in the distant Douce Mountains; passing through two valleys; dams; villages; heights; and various terrains along the way dotted with resting and photo-taking areas; feeding wild animals; buying from peddlers of honey; Seeing the remains of some ancient forts along the heights, such as (Al-Kamil Fort). A second path leading to some towers, and ancient and symmetrical stone castles, such as (Suwaid Fort, Al-Hakman Fortress, Al-Zawaih Fortress, and Bakhrush Fortress).

Thi Ain Village: It is an old village on top of a white mountain, famous for growing bananas, lemons, peppers, basil, and kadi. Handmade products for visitors. It can be reached from the city of Al-Baha in the southwest direction, towards the Al-Baha obstacle with 34 tunnels permeated by picturesque landscapes, all the way to Kasbah Dhi Ain, which directly overlooks Wadi Rash with its compact buildings perched on top of a mountain and overlooking a green grove of palms and banana trees. After visiting the village, the individual can make his way back to the “Tuesday” market, which is located in the center of Al-Makhwah Governorate, 10 km away from the village, and it is one of the largest local markets that the old ones are still preserved. The extension of the road also leads to Jabal Shada Al-Ula and Jabal Shada Dubai; A land for mountain climbers and a nature reserve for the endangered Arabian leopard.