The city of the oldest wall and great history
The Tayma governate is located 264 miles to the southeast of Tabuk and has a population of 36,199 (Governorate’s 2010 estimate). The Tayma governate has a large number of monuments and historical and natural landmarks and is very well- known for its fresh water, fertile soil and moderate climate. Tayma is also important for its geographical location which made it a settlement of civilizations for many centuries. It is also an important link between the south Arabian Peninsula and Syria, Egypt, Persia and Turkey.Numerous civilizations have flourished successively in Tayma since the beginning of the modern Stone and Bronze Ages. During the Iron Age, Tayma flourished and became one of the most important towns in the northern Arabian Peninsula.