lies in the northern part of the Kingdom. It is bounded on the north by the Kingdom's northern boundary region; on the north-west by the Qerayyat region; on the west by the Tabouk region; on the south by the Hail region.
is an excellent agricultural region where local farmers have responded to the governments land distribution program. The cultivation of palms constitutes the main agricultural sector. In addition Jouf produces wheat and a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, including grapes, figs, olives, potatoes and tomatoes.