Al-Hasa facts for kids
Al-Ahsa is part of the region known historically as Al-Bahrayn. It includes the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula down to the borders of Oman. It also includes the island of Awal (modern-day Bahrain).
Al-Hasa has one of the largest numbers of Shia Muslims in mostly Sunni Saudi Arabia.
Main Cities and villages
- Al Hofuf: capital city and has lots of traditional markets.
- Al Mubarraz: large city with many big markets.
- Al-Omran: has more than 15 villages and well known for the many farms.
- Shaybah: oil town in the Empty Quarter.
- More than 50 Villages.
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