10 facts about the highest peak of Saudi Arabia – Jabal Sawda

Saudi Arabia is a beautiful Kingdom that owns natural beauty, vast deserts, and rocky and green hills and mountains. One of such beautiful and green mountains are Jabal Sawda.

Jabal Sawda is in the Southern part of Saudi Arabia. These mountains come in sequence with the Sarawat Mountains in Asir region of Saudi Arabia. Near to Jabal Sawda are located the mountains of Moushref, Sahla’a, Mana’a and Qa’mah. Here are a few more facts about the Jabal Sawda.

1-Jabal Sawda is situated in the Asir region just 20 kilometers away from the Abha City.

2-These beautiful mountain ranges are located on the highest point of Saudi Arabia. When a person stands on the edge of the Jabal Sawda in Abha city he is basically standing at the highest point of the Kingdom. Jabal Sawda is the highest peak in the Kingdom which is 3,015 meters above the sea level height.

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3-Jabal Sawdah is covered with numbers of Junipers trees and several flora and fauna trees that collectively form a lush green and beautiful forest in its mountainous range

4-Jabal Sawda is also known as the important summer resorts in Saudi Arabia and a beautiful Hill station like Abha where hundreds of people love to visit during the summer season.

The weather of these mountains makes it as a hill station where the summers are the coldest with the continuous rainy weather, which is the awesome weather than any other part of Saudi Arabia. 

5-These mountains hold the record of a highest raining percentage than any other place in the vast Kingdom.

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6-The panoramic view is awesome and breathtaking, the clouds gather on the top of these heights. People love to visit these heights and capture beautiful moments. It is also a beautiful picnic spot.

7-The residents of Jabal Sawda hope that the weather condition of these peaks will encourage more investment in Saudi Arabia in the form of tourists.

8-The people from all over the Kingdom, as well as some Gulf Countries, love to visit the Sawda Mountains. There is always an increase in number seen in the visitors who love the cold weather and mountainous nature.

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9-Beside these mountains, there are other over heights in the Kingdom that are just a few meters less than the highest peak. They include Al Harjjh Governorate “Mount Ferwa” in the western part of Asir region with the height of 3,004 meters above the sea level.

And after Mount Sawda and Mount Ferwa, Mount Al Majz comes which is 2,902 meters above sea level.

10-The village of Al Souda is near to these mountain ranges which is a beautiful tourist point of Saudi Arabia.

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Source: Al Arabiya

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