The oasis lies at the centre of the Al Ula area, in the Wadi Al Qura valley, and extends for about 20km from north to south. It is used for agricultural production and contains 2.3 million date palms, producing more than 90000 tonnes of dates per year. Other crops grown in the oasis include barley, wheat, oat, figs, olives, citrus and herbs. Due to the intensive agricultural production the water reserves have been depleted and the water level now is lower than in the past. Besides the vegetation the oasis also contains the ruins of old mud brick houses.
01 Bus in parking 02 Car parking 03 Mud house ruins 04 Vegetable plot
05 Oasis fields 06 Mud house ruins 07 Mud house ruins
08 Vegetable plot 09 Mud house ruins 10 Oasis fields 11 Mud house ruins
12 Mud house ruins 13 Mud house ruins 14 Narrow alley and mud wall 15 Date palms 16 Date palms
17 Oasis fields 18 Oasis path 19 Mud house ruins 20 Door 21 Narrow alley and mud wall
22 Door 23 Date palms 24 Oasis path 25 Oasis fields 26 Mud house ruins
27 Date palms 28 Date palms 29 Date palms 30 Vegetable plot 31 Vegetable plot
32 Vegetable plot 33 Vegetable plot 34 Vegetable plot 35 Date palms 36 Al Ula oasis
37 Al Ula oasis 38 Date palms 39 Date palms 40 Salad plot with drip irrigation pipes
41 Salad plot with drip irrigation pipes 42 Salad plot with drip irrigation pipes 43 Date palms 44 Kumquat tree
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