Al-Jouf, is a region of Saudi Arabia, located in the north of the country, containing its only international border with Jordan to the west. It has an area of 100,212 km² and a population of 440,009 at the 2010 Census (preliminary result). Its capital is Sakakah. The region has three governorates - Sakakah, Qurayyat and Dumat Al-Jandal. The region is home to a few historical sites such as Az-Za'bel, Umar ibn Al-Khattaab Mosque, the Kaf Village and the Qadeer Palace, which is known for stone inscriptions.