Located in the south of Saudi Arabia, The province of Najran borders with Yemen with its capital Najran. Throughout history, Najran has been an important point of contact between the north and west of Arabia and the Yemen. Najran is said to have 4000 years of agricultural background.
Najran is 300 km south of Abha and 930 km southwest of Riyadh. For about 1000 years before the dawn of Islam, Najran was a major center of the caravan trade in frankincense and myrrh (aromatic organic substance obtained from plants) from the ancient civilization of Yemen, to the Fertile Crescent and Mediterranean.