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), also spelled Tabouk, is the capital city of the Tabuk Region in northwestern Saudi Arabia. It is close to the Jordan–Saudi Arabia border, and houses the largest air force base in Saudi Arabia.

Ptolemy mentioned a place by the name 'Tabawa', at the northwestern corner of Arabia.

It was originally built with mud and roofed with palm trunk trees. Eventually, its complete renewal was ordered by the late King Faisal ibn Abdul-Aziz, along the pattern of the Prophet's Mosque in Al-Medinah.

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Hundreds of localities with Rock art and inscriptions dating to different chronological periods and ranging from Paleolithic to the Islamic period were recorded at Wadi Dam and the region west of Tabuk.

Study of the art revealed rich stylistic variability and both human and animal figures were represented in it.

The area of modern-day Saudi Arabia formerly consisted of four distinct regions: Hejaz, Najd and parts of Eastern Arabia (Al-Ahsa) and Southern Arabia ('Asir).

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud.

It was one of the several forts and stations built all along the Syrian pilgrimage route welcome the pilgrims.

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