Highway 85 is one of the longest straight roads in the world
Following the heart of Saudi Arabia, Highway 85 is one of the longest straight roads in the world, with 822 km (510 miles) of straightness close to the border with Jordan.
How long is the highway 85 in Saudi Arabia?
This paved road is 1,271 km (789 miles) long, running from Jubail (a city in the Eastern province on the Arabian Gulf coast) to Qurayat (a city in Al Jawf Province, in northern Saudi Arabia).
What is the longest straight drive in the world?
Running from Arar (the capital of Northern Borders Province) to Al Nairyah (a governorate in Eastern Province), Highway 85 features 822 km (510 miles) of straightness, perfectly straight, and the corners are very long sweepers, when they do come about. It’s a straight road running right through the desert for 8 hr 45 min
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