Al Jouf was an extremely important
center and a summer camping ground for the nomads in ancient
history. It was a confluence of various cultures. Enclosed
by sandstone hills, its oasis have played an important role
in the history of Arabia. Dumat Al Jandal (or shortly called Duma) has been the most prominent oasis of Al Jouf in history.
Dumat Al-Jandal was an important caravan town and
It is a land of olive trees and an Olive Festival is celebrated annually in Sakakah.
Sakaka, the capital city of the province, and Dumat Al Jandal are the major cities of Al Jouf Province.