Abḥur - أبحر

A port city located about 30 km north of Jeddah.


  • أبجر1
  • أبحر
  • Abḥur
  • Obhor
  • Ubhor

Place Type



  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 21.738316° Long. 39.0818392°2
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  • 1 Ibn Jubayr, Riḥlat Ibn Jubayr, pp: 74.
  • 2 Andrew Lookingbill and Ethan Russell (eds.), "https://goo.gl/maps/bNj8rSN33HTLag4j9," Google Maps

How to Cite This Entry

Tobias Scheunchen, “Abḥur - أبحر ” in The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, last modified January 10, 2020, https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/5002.


Tobias Scheunchen, “Abḥur - أبحر .” In The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, edited by Haya Al Thani, Saif al-Murikhi, Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn, Abdul Rahman Chamseddine and Mario Kozah. Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, 2020. Entry published January 10, 2020. https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/5002.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Abḥur - أبحر

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • Haya Al Thani, general editor, Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute
  • Haya Al Thani, Saif al-Murikhi, Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn, Abdul Rahman Chamseddine, and Mario Kozah, editors, The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer
  • Tobias Scheunchen, entry contributor, “Abḥur - أبحر

Additional Credit:

  • Research on coordinates by Tobias Scheunchen
  • Data correction and integration from Ibn Battuta, al-Bakri, al-Tabari, Nasir Khusraw, Ibn Jubayr, Isho’yahb III, Al-Muqaddasī, Ibn Ḥawqal, Al-Masūdī, Yāqūt b. ʿAbdallāh al-Ḥamawī by Tobias Scheunchen
  • Ibn Jubayr data collection by Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn
  • Ibn Jubayr data collection by Abdul Rahman Chamseddine
  • Data merging and XML by William L. Potter
  • Data merging and XML by David A. Michelson

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