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IN PICTURES: Saudi Arabia’s Asir region houses terraced farm fields

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The Asir region, located in southwestern Saudi Arabia, houses a number of farms at the top of the Sarawat Mountains. The wide agricultural area has a beautiful aesthetic view as the vast greenery forms terraced fields.

Between the mountains live the residents of Asir who depend on these farms for food and to build their economy.

Asir residents farm various crop throughout the year, including fruits and grains. The weather in Asir is considered perfect for farming, as it is cold in the winter and warm in the summer. Asir is also considered a prominent area where acidic fruits are produced.

Al Arabiya English was able to capture the beauty of the region through photos that show its vibrant greenery.

Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)
Asir Saudi Arabia. (Al Arabiya)