About Farasan Islands
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The Farasan Islands (Arabic: جزر فرسان; transliterated: Juzur Farasān) are a large coral island group in the Red Sea, belonging to Saudi Arabia. The islands are located some 40 km offshore from Jizan, in the far southwestern part of the country, at 16°48′N 41°54′E. The largest island of the archipelago is Farasan Island; others include Sajid Island and Zufaf Island.