The northern border area is located in the far north of Saudi Arabia, 950 km along the Iraqi border, and Jordan, and its administrative center is the city of Arar - the seat of the Emirate of the region - and located in the area of the area at a distance.
The area of the northern border area is 104,000 km2. This area constitutes 5.3% of the total area of the Kingdom. The area is about 300 meters above sea level and the population is estimated at 395297.
Northern Frontier University, a Saudi University, was established by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz during his historic visit to the northern border region in 1428H 2007 where he joined the Faculty of Science in Arar, which was affiliated to King Abdulaziz University.
The area of the northern border area is estimated at 104,000 km2. The area is about 300 meters above sea level and the population is estimated at 395297. The population census 2014 based on the results of the census in 2010.