Hunayn, Saudi Arabia
For other uses, see Hunayn (disambiguation).
Location in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
|Coordinates: 21°26′N 40°21′E / 21.433°N 40.350°ECoordinates: 21°26′N 40°21′E / 21.433°N 40.350°E|
|• Provincial Governor||Meshal bin Abdullah Al Saud|
|Elevation||1,879 m (6,165 ft)|
|Time zone||Arabian Standard Time (UTC+3)|
Hunayn is located between Mecca and Taif in the Sarawat Mountains. The location, on the Meccah to Taif Road, is a wide arid valley surrounded by barren rocky mountains. The Battle of Hunayn took place here.
- T. Osborne, A Complete History of the Arabs: From the Birth of Mohammed to the Reduction of Baghdad (1761), p184.
- Hunayn Valley, Saudi Arabia.
- The battle of Hunayn, Battle at Hunain, Military History of Islam, in Khalid bin Al-Waleed.