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Sakakah (Arabic: سكاكا) is the capital of Al Jawf Province in northern Saudi Arabia.


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The region is served by the new high-speed north-south railway. However, as 2020, Saudi Railway Company only runs one service per week, an overnight sleeper train from the capital Riyadh. 1 Al Jawf railway station is almost 40 km southwest of the city.

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Entrance to Marid castle.
One of the Rajajil column groups.
  • 1 Marid Castle (قصر مارد). Fortress dating back to the first millennium AD. Marid Castle (Q4117141) on Wikidata Marid Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Columns of Rajajil. Consists of 50 groups of erected stone columns and a number of stone pillars carved from sandstone. It is unclear when they were erected but some historians believe they belong to a temple built in the fourth millennium BC. Columns of Rajajil (Q12179955) on Wikidata Columns of Rajajil on Wikipedia







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