|Temperatures are not as extreme in summer as for lower-lying regions of Saudi Arabia||Located at an elevation of 1,879 m 6,165 ft in the slopes of the , which themselves are part of the , the city has a 2020 estimated population of 688,693 people, making it the 6th most populous city in the kingdom|
|The souq was a scene of annual social, political and commercial gatherings||The city was assaulted by catapults from , but it repelled the attacks|
Hisham Ibn Al-Kalbi - The Book of Idols.8
|1937—95 — poet and writer; member of the Faculty of Sharia' at the• Fourth ruler of Al-Andalus during the Umayyad rule Births in the modern era [ ] Monarchs and royals• Artists from 7 countries participated in the event and a wide range of activities were overseen||Although hostilities subsided in 1919, by September 1924, the then Saudi-sponsored , under the leadership of and Khaled bin Luwai', was ready to attack Ta'if|
|Most of the buildings were still in ruin while he was there, and the tomb of — cousin of Muhammad and ancestor of the — had been severely damaged||As a part of the , the city has seen many transfers-of-power throughout its history, with the last being during the in 1925|
1822—83 — Ottoman ; assassinated by strangulation in prison• 2 sq mi university projected to be built in the Saiysad National Park.