AZ-Zulfi, where the scent of the ancient history and the beauty of the geographical nature genuinely gather, frustrated the useless attempt of a terrorist attack on the General Directorate of Investigation's Center, yesterday morning.
The attempt of attack was a resounding failure resulted in killing Four heavily armed assailants, asserting the readiness of Saudi security forces to safeguard against any attacks of this kind, and evoking our enthusiasm to know more about the charming city that defeated terrorism on its thresholds.
The Geographic Location & population
AZ-Zulfi governorate is one of the twenty governorates of Riyadh province that lies 250KM north-west of Riyadh with a population of 125,000 (2017 estimate) and a total area of 5540 square meters. It's 600 meters above the sea and comprises 90 towns. Its name has several meanings, including; the gradual height of mount Tuwaiq, the surrounding villages of AZ-Zulfi, or it may mean moving from one place to another.
It's distinguished by its strategic location as it links between the north of the Kingdom, the Gulf states, and the Holy Lands. It is considered the gateway for people coming from Kuwait to the Holy cities of Saudi Arabia. Most of its territory is sandy desert (91%).
AZ-Zulfi area is considered one of themost popular Saudi tourist attractions, as there are many parks and attractiveareas such as:
AZ-Zulfi also include other wonderfulplaces like Al-Khail Park, Western Hill, and Mountain View. There are also manyvalleys including Samnan, and Wadi Markh, and Wadi An-Noom.
AZ-Zulfi is characterized by desertterrains, plain lands, and free from any highlands. Of its popular terrains are:
Evidently, AZ-Zulfi is a perfectdestination for young people, families, and children, where all of them canfind entertainment, recreation, and fun.