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The Riyadh Region (Arabic: منطقة الرياض Manţiqat ar Riyāḍ) is a region (mintaqah) of Saudi Arabia, also called Al-Wosta, located in the center of the country. It has an area of 404,240 km² and a population of 6,777,146 (2010), making it the second largest province in terms of both area (behind the Eastern Region) and population (behind Makkah Region). Its capital is the city of Riyadh, which is also the national capital. More than 75% of the population of the province resides within Riyadh. According to the 2004 census, 1,728,840 of the province's population is non-Saudi (approximately 31%), with 1,444,500 of those living within the provincial capital, Riyadh.
Cities, towns & villages in Ar Riyad
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ManfūḩahManfuha (Arabic: منفوحة‎‎) was an ancient village in the Nejd region of central Saudi Arabia. Established on the edge of the narrow, fertile valley known as Wadi Hanifa, Manfuha was until the mid-20th century considered a twin village to the current Saudi capital of Riyadh. Show Manfūḩahon the map
Al BīrAl Bir (ar:البير) is a village in Saudi Arabia, and a village of Al-Mehmal area (Known nowadays as Thadig), which is one of the populous urban areas in Riyadh region. A Historical village, which is located in central region of Saudi Arabia 120 km (75 Miles) North of the capital city of Riyadh. Al Bir was founded in 1015 Hijri ( around 1606 AD) when Al- Duwasir tribe ( precisely Al- Honaihen) moved to the area. Al-Honaihen, namely; Mohammad and his brother Abdullah, took over Al Bir town from AlErinat, and they established their presence and their offspring. Show Al Bīron the map
‘AfīfAfif (Arabic: عفيف‎‎ ʿAfīf) is a city in central Saudi Arabia, in the Najd region. It is situated approximately halfway between Riyadh and Mecca. The modern town was established in the 1910s as a hijra, or \"settlement\", for the nomadic tribes of the area, particularly the tribe of 'Utaybah (see Ikhwan). It has since then grown into a small city of 39,581 as of the 2004 census, not counting the surrounding towns and villages, which together with 'Afif form the 'Afif Governorate. Show ‘Afīfon the map
RiyadhRiyadh (/rɨˈjɑːd/; Arabic: الرياض‎‎ ar-Riyāḍ Najdi pronunciation: is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau, and is home to 7.3 million people, and the urban centre of a region with a population of close to 9 million people. Show Riyadhon the map
LayláLayla (Arabic: لیلى) is a town in central Saudi Arabia. It is the principal town of the Al-Aflaj oasis in Riyadh Region, some 330 km south of the capital, Riyadh. It is believed to have been named after Layla of Bani 'Amir, a 7th-century woman from the local tribe of Bani 'Amir who was immortalized in the poetry of her lover Qays ibn Al-Mulawwah. The romance of Qays and Layla is perhaps the most famous romance of Arabic literature, and was chronicled by Persian poet Nizami in Layla wal Majnun (\"Layla and the Madman\"). Several tribes have governed the town across two millennia, including tribes of Kaab ibn 'Amir, then 'Uqayl ibn 'Amir. The population of the town and its surrounding villages and hamlets is nearly 76,000, largely consisting of recently settled Bedouins from the Dawasir tribe. Show Layláon the map
Al KharjAl Kharj (Arabic: الخرج‎‎), also known locally as Al Saih (Arabic: السيح‎‎), is a city in Al Kharj Governorate in central Saudi Arabia. Al Kharj is 77 km south of Riyadh. The city is located at around 24°8′54″N 47°18′18″E / 24.14833°N 47.30500°E. It is connected by rail to both Riyadh and Dammam. The city's main landmarks includes the historical water wells, and King Abdulaziz Palace and Mosque. Show Al Kharjon the map
Ad Dir‘īyahDiriyah (Arabic: formerly romanized as Dereyeh and Dariyya, is a town in Saudi Arabia located on the north-western outskirts of the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Diriyah was the original home of the Saudi royal family, and served as the capital of the Emirate of Diriyah under the first Saudi dynasty from 1744 to 1818. Today, the town is the seat of the Diriyah Governorate, which also includes the villages of Uyayna, Jubayla, and Al-Ammariyyah, among others, and is part of Ar Riyad Province. Show Ad Dir‘īyahon the map
Ad DawādimīDawadmi or Ad Dawadimi (Arabic: محافظة is a town in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. As of the 2004 census it had a population of 53,071 people. It is located on top of Najd hill, the central area of Saudi Arabia. It is about 200 kilometres (120 mi) west of Riyadh. By road, is located 320 kilometres (200 mi) by road west of Riyadh. In April 2003, the new airport in the city was inaugurated by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. King Abdulaziz palace is a landmark of the city and there is an ongoing rehabilitation project to protect it. Show Ad Dawādimīon the map
As SulayyilAl Sulayyil (Arabic: السليل‎‎) or As Sulayyil is a city in Ar Riyad Province, Saudi Arabia. This is located about 575 km South of Riyadh city proper and 80 km North-East of Wadi ad-Dawasir, another relatively larger city. It has a size of about 25 square kilometers and a population of nearly 26,000. The landscape is that of typical desert and climate is extremely arid. The summer temperature between mid-June to mid-August may reach up to 50 degrees Celcius. Show As Sulayyilon the map
ḨarmahHarmah (Arabic: is a city in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia, chaired by Mr. Saud Bin Abdulaziz ALMadhi. It is considered one of the most important historical cities in Najd. It is located 211 kilometres (131 mi) by road northwest of Riyadh, next to the city of Al Majma'ah. At the 2011 census it had a population of 9011 people. Show Ḩarmahon the map
ThādiqThadiq (Arabic: ثادق‎‎) is a city in Nejd, Saudi Arabia. It is a historical city established about four centuries ago. It is located to the north from Riyadh (about 130 km). Show Thādiqon the map
JalājilJalaji or Jolajil (Arabic: جلاجل) is a city in the Sudair area, Saudi Arabia. It is located north from Riyadh (about 180 km) and around 45.29° - 25.41° . Show Jalājilon the map
Al ArţāwīyahAl Artawiyah (Arabic: is a Bedouin camp (hijrah) in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia, on the road between Riyadh and Kuwait. Show Al Arţāwīyahon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Ar Riyad
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Minţaqat ar RiyāḑThe Riyadh Region (Arabic: منطقة الرياض‎‎ Manṭiqat ar-Riyāḍ) is a region (mintaqah) of Saudi Arabia, also called Al-Wosta, located in the center of the country. It has an area of 404,240 km² and a population of 6,777,146 (2010), making it the second largest province in terms of both area (behind the Eastern Region) and population (behind Makkah Region). Its capital is the city of Riyadh, which is also the national capital. More than 75% of the population of the province resides within Riyadh. According to the 2004 census, 1,728,840 of the province's population is non-Saudi (approximately 31%), with 1,444,500 of those living within the provincial capital, Riyadh.Show on map
Different buildings in Ar Riyad
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Madīnat al Malik Fahd aţ ŢibbīyahKing Fahd Medical City (Arabic مدينة الملك فهد الطبية) also popularly abbreviated as KFMC. KFMC consists of four hospitals making up a total of 1,095 beds. Main hospitals, maternity hospital, pediatric hospital, rehabilitation center. In addition to the hospitals there are primary care clinics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Centers which is Prince Salman Heart Center, Neuroscience Center, Prince Sultan Hematology &Oncology Center and Specialized Diabetes & Endocrine Center.Show on map
Jāmi‘at al Malik Sa‘ūdKing Saud University (KSU, Arabic: جامعة الملك سعود‎‎) is a public university in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1957 by King Saud bin Abdulaziz as Riyadh University, as the first university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The university was created to meet the shortage of skilled workers in Saudi Arabia. It was renamed King Saud University in 1982.Show on map
Dawadmi Domestic AirportDawadmi Airport (Arabic: مطار الدوادمي ‎‎, IATA: DWD, ICAO: OEDM), also known as Dawadmi Domestic Airport (Arabic: مطار الدوادمي is an airport serving Dawadmi, a city in the Riyadh province in Saudi Arabia. The airport lies in the Najd some 30 km (16 NM) west of the town center of Dawadmi. The airport has a single runway in roughly NNW to SSE direction. In April 2003, the new airport in the city was inaugurated by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.Show on map
Prince Sultan UniversityPrince Sultan University (PSU) (Arabic: جامعة الأمير سلطان‎‎), located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is the first private university funded in Saudi Arabia by Riyadh Philanthropic Society for Sciences. Initially, it was founded as Prince Sultan Private College in 1999 and received university status in 2003.Show on map
Thumamah AirportThumamah Airport (ICAO: OETH) is an airport located near Ath Thumamah in Saudi Arabia. It is located about 28.9 km (18 mi) north of King Khalid International Airport.Show on map
Prince Sultan Air BasePrince Sultan Air Base (Arabic: قاعدة الأمير سلطان الجوية‎‎) (IATA: AKH, ICAO: OEPS) (PSAB) is a military air base located in Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia.Show on map