Jizan & Farasan Island, Saudi Arabia, interesting information and many pictures.

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Jizan covers an area of 40,000 square kilometers, including some 5,000 villages and cities. The city of Jizan is situated on the Red Sea coast. Attached to it are 100 islands, including the important island of Farasan.
www.the-saudi.net/saudi-arabia/jizan/index.htm

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Silver Alloy Dagger

Jambiya - Silver Alloy Dagger Hand-Made. From (Jizan), South of S.A. in a  white-metal frame Height: 31 cm, Length: 26 cm, Width: 7 cm Price: US $200  www.lamsa-arabia.com/eng/sd/index9.htm

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An old fort in Jizan  http://community.webshots.com/

Fort in Jizan

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   Attached to Jizan are 100 islands, including the important Eco island of Farasan.
www.the-saudi.net/saudi-arabia/jizan/index.htm

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There are about 80 or so islands in the Farasan group, with the main island having the name, Farasan Island The main city on Farasan Island is also called Farasan. There is probably as much reef in the Farasan Islands as there is along the entire coastline of Saudi Arabia.
www.saudidiving.com/farasan1.htm

Farasan Island

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Image This is the ruins of an old German-built Fort used during World War II on a small island near the main Farasan Island, shown here in June 2000.

It is said to have been a secret storage location for ammunition during the war.
www.saudidiving.com/farasan2.htm

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